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Suspects receive bonds of $1M and $2M in fatal shooting of Pct. 3 Deputy Omar Ursin

HOUSTON – Two males charged with homicide in reference to the shooting demise of Pct. 3 Deputy Omar Ursin made their first courtroom look Monday morning.

Ahsim Taylor Jr., 20, and Jayland Womack, 20, have each been charged with homicide. Taylor’s bond was set at $2 million and Womack’s bond was set at $1 million. Another listening to will probably be held Friday morning the place prosecutors hope they are going to be held with no bond.

HCSO Investigators have charged two suspects with homicide in reference to the shooting demise of Pct 3 Deputy Omar Ursin. Ashim Taylor Jr (12-2-01) and Jayland Womack (3-8-02) have been arrested and will booked in the Harris County Jail. (Harris County Sherriff’s Office)

What occurred

On Aug. 29, deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office responded to studies of a shooting in the 11900 block of Madera Run Parkway in Atascocita round 6:30 p.m. Deputies stated the caller reportedly heard gunshots and stated that somebody was shot inside of a automobile.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered a small automobile crashed right into a tree in the median of the roadway. The driver, who was alone in the automobile, was recognized as 37-year-old Deputy Ursin. He had suffered not less than one gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless. Investigators stated he was fatally shot whereas returning house from selecting up meals for his household.

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According to investigators with HCSO Homicide and Crime Scene items, witnesses noticed a dark-colored, newer mannequin four-door sedan with tinted home windows driving subsequent to Ursin as they drove eastbound on Madera Run Parkway. The suspect shot into Ursin’s automobile and struck the sufferer, deputies stated. The suspect’s automobile fled northbound on Olympic National Drive.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez stated each males have been out on bond in separate homicide instances.

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Bonds set at courtroom appearances

During their courtroom look, prosecutors stated the Harris County Sheriff’s Office obtained information from a GPS company to test and see if any GPS displays have been in the realm after the shooting. Prosecutors stated the information reveals the 2 have been in the realm across the time witnesses heard gunshots.

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According to prosecutors, half-hour after the shooting, a Shell gasoline station surveillance video confirmed Womack get out of the automobile and go inside. The passenger by no means got here out however GPS knowledge reveals Taylor was in the neighborhood of the gasoline station. The knowledge reveals each then went to their properties.

“The GPS monitoring system showed them at the scene of the murder not at home, job or with their family,” stated Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.

Previous protection:

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