Police: Man who robbed poker game arrested

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

STAFFORD, Texas (AP) — Texas police have arrested a man in connection to the fatal shooting of a businessman at a poker game.

Stafford police made the announcement Thursday. It’s unclear if they’ve charged the man, who they say killed 45-year-old Donald Leonetti.

Police say the suspected shooter was one of two masked men armed with rifles who robbed the high-stakes poker game on July 17.

Leonetti owned a Missouri City graphics company that made T-shirts. He and a dozen others had gathered for an invitation-only game in a shopping center.

Police say the masked men asked the players to empty their pockets and took about $20,000. They say the robbers fired at least two shots inside the room.

The second shot grazed the neck of another player who survived.

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