HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a woman after police say she refused to let the stranger use her cellphone.
Harris County records show 28-year-old Dondrick Flagg was being held without bond Monday on a capital murder charge. Flagg is charged in Saturday night’s slaying of 29-year-old Tiffany McKnight in the parking lot of her Houston apartment complex.
Investigators say McKnight pulled in and was parking when Flagg approached and asked to use her cellphone. Police say McKnight refused, Flagg dragged her from her car and she was shot.
Officers chased and arrested Flagg, recovering a gun allegedly discarded during the pursuit. Tests will be done to determine if the gun was used in the slaying.
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Court records didn’t list an attorney representing Flagg.