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UPDATE: Suspect in pregnant woman shooting in Muscogee Co. jail

The latest mugshot of Blake Ruben Houze. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) The latest mugshot of Blake Ruben Houze. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)
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Police say the man wanted for shooting a pregnant woman has been captured in Atlanta, and is now back in Columbus.

Blake Ruben Houze, 39, is accused of shooting the mother of his unborn child at Brighton Park Apartments on Warm Springs Road on July 5.

The 34-year-old woman, who was three months pregnant at the time, sustained gunshot wounds to her right eye, upper lip and left shoulder.

Her attorney said although she lost an eye and some teeth, the baby was unharmed.

Houze was transported back to Columbus on Friday, where he was charged with possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime, theft by taking motor vehicle and aggravated assault. 

He will make his first court appearance on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m., with his recorder's court hearing scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m.

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