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Texas sheriff says man shot dead in 'argument' involving social media, possible drug dealer

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A Texas sheriff said a man was shot dead after an "argument" broke out.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Wednesday an adult man was shot after an incident at Block 7900 of Terra He Canyon Lane in Cypress, Texas. Gonzalez said he was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

The sheriff added that the suspect had surrendered to lawmakers and was cooperating with investigators. It said it was in an "ongoing controversy" involving social media and possibly marijuana sales.

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Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said that an adult male was shot after an incident on the 7900 block of Terra Canyon Lane in Cypress, Texas, on Wednesday.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said of the incident at Block 7900 of Terra Canyon Lane in Cypress, Texas. He later said an adult male had been shot. Wednesday. (Google Maps)

The suspect was outside the man's home when the incident occurred and an altercation began. The man went inside, picked up a knife, and approached the suspect.

Gonzalez said the suspect shot a man identified as Courtney Pete.

charges have not been filed,but the case will be referred to a grand jury, he added.

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