Ex-Teacher Charged With Killing 2 in Dallas Suburb

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Authorities have charged a former teacher and Dallas Mavericks entertainer with capital murder in the fatal shootings of his estranged wife and another woman.

Police said in a statement Thursday that 44-year-old Erbie Bowser was arrested Wednesday night at the shooting scene in the Dallas suburb of DeSoto.

Killed in the DeSoto shootings were Bowser's 47-year-old estranged wife, Zina Bowser, and 28-year-old Neima Williams.

Also shot and wounded were two boys, ages 13 and 11, were hospitalized in critical condition after the Wednesday night shootings.

Police say the shootings capped a bloody night that began with shootings at a house in southwest Dallas about 15 minutes earlier in which a woman and her daughter were killed and the woman's son and a family friend were wounded.

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