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Tue Sep 1, 2015, 04:14 AM

Suspect in Harris deputy’s death was once committed to state mental hospital

HOUSTON -- The man accused of ambushing a Harris County sheriff’s deputy Friday evening, shooting him 15 times while the deputy was stopped to put gas in his patrol car, has history of mental illness and once lived in an Austin homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson appeared at a court hearing Monday for the suspect, Shannon J. Miles, 30, who has been charged with capital murder in the slaying of Deputy Darren Goforth, 47.

Goforth, a sheriff’s deputy for 10 years, was shot at a convenience store-gas station in the Houston suburb of Cypress.

Miles is being held without bail.

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article33039066.html

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