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MAYORAL CANDIDATE ATTACKED IN PRAIRIE VIEW!

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The Factor has learned a man who is expected to run for Mayor in the city of Prairie View has been arrested. Police officials confirm they have taken James Larry into custody. Larry is accused of attacking another man who is also running for Mayor of Prairie View. David Allen tells FOX 26 News he was in a meeting with Larry at the local Subway in Prairie View when the political candidate pulled out a gun and pointed it at him.

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Allen says he was then attacked by Larry and the encounter left him injured and briefly hospitalized. PV Police Chief Larry Johnson confirms James Larry was arrested Friday morning and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Larry is being held in the Waller County jail.

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New on Fox Chief Larry Johnson of the Prairie View Police Department has released the body camera video involving the arrest of City Councilman Jonathan Miller.

Miller’s arrest went viral after he was seen being tased on video by one of two police officers Thursday night in the small college town.

Miller maintains the officers used excessive force when he questioned them why the they asked his fraternity brothers for their identification during a stop at his Hargest Drive home this week.

Miller was jailed overnight after being charged with interfering with police and resisting arrest.

The 26 year old, who’s also a Waller County teacher, was released on his own recognizance Friday morning.

The police body camera video was released early Saturday morning by the police department.

CHARGED WITH MURDER IN DEADLY SHOOTING!

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Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman found at 2120 El Paseo about 11:05 p.m. last Friday (April 17).

The suspect, Josephy Anthony Lightsey (w/m, 37), is charged with murder in the 338th State District Court.  He is accused in the death of his mother.  A photo of suspect Lightsey is attached to this news release.  

The female victim’s identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officers A. Vinogradov and M. Arroyo reported:

On Friday evening, Lightsey walked into the University of Texas police headquarters on Knight Road and told officers there he had shot his mother in an apartment at the above address.  HPD officers then responded to the location and found an elderly female deceased of a gunshot wound.  A weapon was recovered at the scene.

Lightsey was then brought to HPD Headquarters where he spoke to homicide investigators and admitted to his role in his mother’s death.