HUNSTVILLE, Texas A 33-year-old convicted killer is facing execution for fatally shooting an off-duty Houston police sergeant.
Killer of Houston police sergeant set to die Thursday
Anthony Haynes is set to die Thursday evening in Huntsville for the death of Kent Kincaid 14 years ago. The officer and his wife were about a block from their Houston-area home and headed to meet some friends at a sports bar when an object from a passing pickup truck cracked their vehicle s windshield.
Kincaid drove up alongside the truck and both vehicles pulled over. He got out, told the people in the pickup he was a police officer and was reaching to produce his ID when Haynes pulled a gun and shot him in the head.
Haynes lawyers are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the punishment.
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