West Texas councilman indicted in domestic violence case

9 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago Saturday, December 07 2019 Dec 7, 2019 December 07, 2019 10:27 AM December 07, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

EL PASO, Texas - An attorney for a West Texas city councilman says the official plans to finish his term following his indictment on a charge related to a domestic violence incident. The El Paso Times reports city representative Sam Morgan was indicted last month on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon that authorities say stems from allegations he hit his wife on Oct. 4. According to the indictment, Morgan, 54, is also accused[AP Style 1] of threatening his wife with a firearm. Morgan’s attorney, Leonard Morales, said his client plans to plead not guilty.

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