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July 12, 2018      6:10 PM

Updated: Former Capitol staffer charged with aggravated assault, likely to face murder charges

Charles Curry Jr., 29, is being held in the Travis County Jail on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon involving a string of shootings yesterday on Wednesday, and Austin police do expect to file murder charges against the former Capitol staffer for the shooting death of Christian Meroney, 32.

Curry was identified as the driver of a white Tahoe yesterday who shot at people in four locations that stretched from South Interstate 35 to the South Post Apartments, 1500 South Lamar, where the Meroney murder took place on Monday. Curry was taken into custody by the Austin Police Department  at the South Post Apartments around 6 p.m. last night.

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