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Wife shoots, kills husband after finding him with woman, police say

Authorities search for Debra Davis

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SOUTH HOUSTON, Texas – A woman is on the run after she shot and killed her husband Tuesday when she found him with another woman, police said.

According to investigators, Rodney Johnson, 49, told his wife, Debra Davis, 58, he was visiting a friend. Davis found her husband around 11:45 p.m. outside a home on Cathedral at Wilmington with a woman, police said.

The couple, who had been together for three years, got into an argument and Davis shot her husband before fleeing the scene, police said.

Johnson was taken to Ben Taub Hospital, where he died.

Family members said they were worried Davis might try to kill herself. She was last seen in a silver Hyundai Sonata.

Johnson's brother said he was a happy, funny man, who loved spending time with his family.

He leaves behind an adult son.