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A look at the slaying of suburban Houston sheriff's deputy

Shannon J. Miles is charged with fatally shooting a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy in an attack the sheriff said was possibly fueled by rising tensions linked to the Black Lives Matter movement. A guide to key aspects of the case: ___ THE SLAYING Deputy Darren Goforth, 47, a Harris County deputy for 10 years, was filling his patrol car Friday evening at a gas station in Cypress, a suburb northwest of Houston, when he was gunned down. Miles, who is black, allegedly walked up to the white deputy from behind and shot him 15 times, including in the head and back after he had fallen from the initial shots. Miles was arrested Saturday based on witness descriptions and surveillance...

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