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1 person killed, 1 injured in Center stabbing attack; suspect in custody

Ka Paw Htoo (Source: Center Police Department) Ka Paw Htoo (Source: Center Police Department)
CENTER, TX (KTRE) -

Officers with the Center Police Department have arrested a 19-year-old man on felony murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges after one man was found dead with multiple stab wounds and another was injured early Thursday morning.

Ka Paw Htoo, of Center, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, and second-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
According to a press release, CPD officers responded to a 911 call about an unresponsive man that had been found on a sidewalk in the 700 block of Shelbyville Street. The dead man was later identified as 20-year-old Yee Ka.

The second victim, who was identified as 26-year-old Aung Naing, of Nacogdoches, was taken to Nacogdoches Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, and he remains in stable condition, the press release stated.

After further investigation, police identified Htoo as the suspect. He was arrested and taken to the Center Police Department Jail.

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