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Man Murders Six, Including His Own Parents, Across San Antonio and Austin

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Six people were killed and three others, including two police officers, were wounded in attacks Tuesday in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, authorities said. A suspect, identified as 34-year-old Shane James, was being held on capital murder charges, authorities said Wednesday.

Two of the victims who were killed at a home in San Antonio are believed to be the suspect's parents, authorities said Wednesday.

The suspect was charged in Travis County with capital murder, with more charges to come, Interim Austin Police Chief Robin Henderson said. Authorities in Bexar County, which includes San Antonio, are waiting to bring charges for either murder or capital murder for the killings there, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said Wednesday.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a statement that the suspect "must never see the light of day again."

"Texans grieve for the loved ones of the six Texans who were murdered by a hardened criminal," Abbott said. "... The State of Texas will provide all resources necessary to impose the full weight of law on this criminal for his despicable crimes."

The suspect was in the Army for two years, an Army spokesperson confirmed to CBS News. He was an infantry officer from February 2013 to August 2015, when he left the Army as a first lieutenant. The suspect had not been deployed overseas. Salazar said Wednesday there had been a "domestic violence incident of some sort" that had "something to do with" why he left the military, but did not elaborate on the details.

Tuesday's rampage was a complicated series of events that spanned about eight hours. The first killings are believed to have occurred in San Antonio.

Authorities in Bexar County said two people were found dead Tuesday in a home in San Antonio. Those victims are believed to be Phyllis James, 55, and Shane James Sr., 56. the parents of the suspect.