CHANNELVIEW, Texas (KPRC) U.S. Marshals fatally shot a murder suspect and captured another after a shootout near Houston, Texas Thursday.
The two suspects, 48-year-old James Nicholas and 40-year-old Kimberly Cormier, have been linked to several murders in the area.
“Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force were attempting to execute a warrant on individuals wanted in four brutal capital murders,” said Gary Blankinship, a U.S. Marshal with the Southern District of Texas.
Nicholas and Cormier led police on a high-speed chase Thursday before crashing their car, investigators said. Moments later, intense bursts of gunfire erupted.
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