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17-year-old suspect charged in Belton homicide investigation: Police

Posted at 12:22 PM, Apr 15, 2024

UPDATE (April 16)

BELTON, Texas — One of the two suspects involved in Sunday's homicide investigation has been charged.

Police said 17-year-old suspect Angel Harris has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

The second suspect is a juvenile and no formal charges have been announced.

Both suspects are still in custody.

Belton PD are continuing to investigate this case.


BELTON, Texas — The Belton Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place on Sunday night.

Around 9:52 p.m., Belton police responded to an altercation report at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Shady Lane.

Police on the scene said they found 41-year-old Bryant Howard of Belton not breathing.

Officers attempted life-saving measures, but Howard was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin has been notified.

Detectives said they have two suspects in custody and are pending formal charges.

25 News will continue to provide updates as they are made available.