Suspect accused of murdering man outside sports bar

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HARRIS COUNTY, TX – The suspect accused of killing a man outside a north Harris County sports bar appeared in court over the weekend.

On Friday afternoon, deputies say Julian Villegas was drinking with three other men at the Chula’s Sports Cantina along the North Freeway. When the group went to leave, Villegas allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot Anthony Johnson several times, killing him. Deputies say Villegas then stole Johnson’s car, which he crashed not long after. When deputies caught up to him, Villegas allegedly admitted to the shooting. He’s charged with capital murder.