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Man charged with killing his ex-wife and boyfriend at a football field in northwest Harris County

The sheriff’s office said the suspect was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A man accused of killing two people near a football field on Sunday morning was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Harris County Pct. 1 constable’s office.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 10:15 a.m. at 4211 Clow Road, which is the address of the Matías Almeyda Training Center, a local sports park.

The alleged shooter has been identified as 42-year-old Lucio Estrada Molina, according to medical examiners and relatives.

Investigators said Molina was watching his son play football when he spotted his child’s mother in the parking lot with her boyfriend. He is accused of walking towards the couple, shooting them repeatedly with a revolver, and then leaving.

HCSO said the 29-year-old boyfriend was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators said the 38-year-old woman was taken to hospital, where she later died.

They have not been identified.

While investigating the shooting at the sports park, authorities said Molina was found dead in a trailer in the 700 block of Bayou Forest Drive.

Investigators said Molina died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. They said a silver gun was found next to his body.

Both shootings are being investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Harris County Pct. 1 Constable’s office.

Editor’s note: The Harris County Sheriff’s Office previously reported that the victim was pregnant, but this detail is currently confirmed by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

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