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Man Caught in Texas Poker Game Fatal Shooting

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    One man has been arrested and another remains at large in the slaying of a Houston-area man during a robbery at a private poker game.

    Eric Norris was being held Friday on a murder charge, with bond set at $500,000. Fort Bend County jail records do not list an attorney for the 25-year-old Norris, who was captured Thursday.

    Stafford police say the case involves the July 17 fatal shooting of 45-year-old Donald Leonetti of Missouri City and the wounding of another player.

    Police say two masked men armed with rifles robbed the players during the high-stakes poker game at a strip mall. The robbers fired at least two shots while stealing about $20,000.

    Investigators say Norris was located after officers received information about a vehicle allegedly linked to the crimes.