Suspect Charged in Fort Sam Houston Shooting

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors have filed a federal criminal complaint against a man suspected of shooting his common-law wife on Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.

Alvin Roundtree is in custody Tuesday. His wife is in stable condition at a military hospital.

The complaint alleges that the 51-year-old carried a .45 caliber pistol onto Fort Sam Houston on Monday and got into an argument with his common-law wife. He then allegedly shot her multiple times. Federal prosecutors have charged him with domestic violence and Roundtree is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on Thursday.

If convicted, he could face 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Roundtree is in federal custody because the shooting took place on a military base, and the FBI is investigating.

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