Texas teen to appear in court in shooting death of parents
HOUSTON (AP) - A teenager is scheduled to appear in court on a capital murder charge accusing him of fatally shooting his mother and father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career.
Antonio Armstrong Jr. is scheduled to appear in a Houston court Monday.
Authorities say Armstrong shot Antonio and Dawn Armstrong inside their townhome in July.
A juvenile court determined the teen will stand trial as an adult. Antonio Armstrong Jr. was 16 when the shooting happened.
The Houston Chronicle reports his lawyer will seek a bond hearing if Armstrong is held without bail.
The elder Armstrong was a first-team All-American who was taken in the sixth round of the 1995 NFL draft. He had brief stints with the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins.