UPDATE: Victim in Longview capital murder shooting identified as 24-year-old woman

Crime & Public Safety

UPDATE #2 (2/4/2020, 9:45 A.M.) – Longview police have identified the victim of capital murder shooting in Longview as 24-year-old Valerie Hackett.

Brandon Harris, 36, was arrested for her death and charged with capital murder. He is in the Gregg County Jail on a $1 million bond. He has been arrested four times in the past for assault.

UPDATE —-The suspect has been identified as Brandon Keith Harris, 36, of Longview. Harris has been arrested on capital murder charges and is being held in the Gregg County Jail on a $1 million bond.

According to judicial records, Harris has a history of violence.

Since 2008, he has been arrested four times for assault causing bodily injury – family violence, once for theft, and once for capital murder.

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – One woman is dead after a man walked into an apartment and shot her.

On Thursday, Longview Police were called about a shooting that occurred at the 900 block of South High Street around 11:30 a.m.

Officers were told that a black male walked into the apartment and shot a female victim, fired several more rounds, and ran into the neighboring woods.

Police quickly set up a perimeter and located the suspect. The victim was taken to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

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