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5/21/2007-Athens

Henderson Co. Shooting Updates

Deputy Harris Home

Injured Henderson County Deputy Kevin Harris, left a Tyler hospital Monday. He was shot last Thursday responding to a domestic dispute in Payne Springs. A couple of Police Officers and Sheriff Deputies walked alongside him and then escorted him home.

As Harris was wheeled out, with his leg in a brace. Authorities tell KLTV  he's expected to begin rehab soon and make a full recovery.

 The Investigation

The alleged gunman remains in a Tyler hospital Monday afternoon.

Authorities say 47-year-old Randall Mays is undergoing another operation. When he's released from the hospital, he will be booked into the Smith County jail on a capital murder charge. At this time, his bail is set at 2 million dollars.

The Texas Rangers have completed their investigation and will turn their report once it is compiled it over to the Henderson County District Attorney.

Once that is done authorities expect Mays will face additional charges. For now he is under 24 hour watch at the hospital, security provided by the Smith County Sheriff's Office.

Visitation and Funeral Arrangements

Visitation and funeral services have been set for the two deputies killed in the line duty. 

The visitation for Deputy Paul Habelt is Tuesday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm at the Cooper Funeral Home in Athens. His funeral service will be on Wdnesday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Athens.

The visitation for Tony Price Ogburn will be Wednesday, from 9:00 a-m to 9:00 p-m at the Cooper Funeral Home in Athens. And the funeral for Deputy Ogburn will be Thursday at 3 pm at First Baptist Church in Athens.

Memorial Fund

There's also a memorial fund set up for the families of the slain deputies. You can donate at any First State Bank of Athens. There are three locations.

Danielle Capper, Reporting. dcapper@kltv.com

 

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