TSU shooting suspect set to appear in court today after being arrested during SWAT standoff

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The suspect in last week's deadly shooting on the TSU campus is now behind bars. Police had been searching for Jartis Leon LeBlanc, Jr. after they say he shot and killed 18-year old Brent Randall  and wounded his brother.

It's been no easy task for Houston authorities, but luck was on their side Friday night. Cops say LeBlanc was at a house on Knox and Homer, in north Houston. There was some type of disturbance at the house, someone called 911, and the boys in blue showed up.

It didn't take long for police to figure out the person inside was the shooting suspect they'd been targeting, but LeBlanc wasn't giving up easily. LeBlanc hunkered down in the attic, refusing to come out until SWAT showed up.

After a short standoff LeBlanc waived the white flag of defeat and was taken into custody. He's charged with murder.

As security is increased on the TSU campus over a string of crimes lately, they can mark one suspect off the list.

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