Houston police probe constable's shooting death

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Posted: Apr 14, 2011 1:30 PM
Houston police probe constable's shooting death

Houston police say a Harris County deputy constable has been fatally shot.

City police officers responding to a pre-dawn 911 call Tuesday found the body of 47-year-old Deputy Constable Ronnie Earl Brewer in his car.

Houston police said in a Thursday news release that a woman is facing a weapon theft charge in connection with the case. Two other people have been questioned and released.

Police say investigators are pursuing leads in the shooting.