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HITCHCOCK A retired police officer is charged in the shooting death of a Webster oral surgeon at a house in the gated waterfront community Harborwalk on Saturday morning, police said.

The shooting happened at the surgeon s weekend home, 23 Largo, in Hitchcock.

Dr. Mark K. Holcomb, 61, was shot once in the stomach at about 12:30 a.m. and died within a few hours while in surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch s John Sealy Hospital, Hitchcock police Chief Clay Kennelly said.

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