The brutal killing of an Abilene, Texas man was caught on camera. Police claim the man was "murdered" but some onlookers are calling it "self defense."
Aaron Howard was shot and killed Sept. 1 in the alley behind his home by two neighbors, Johnnie and Michael Miller. Johnnie and Michael have been charged with the murder.
Howard's fiancee, Kara Box, managed to capture the entire dispute - including the shooting - on her cell phone video.
Kara Box fought back tears Thursday as she recalled the morning her common-law husband was shot to death in a dispute over a twin mattress in a dumpster.
“I stepped in between Aaron and John (Miller), then my ears started ringing from the gunshots,” Box said in a telephone interview from her home in Abilene as she sobbed. “I just screamed and screamed.”
"People deserve to know what actually happened and you know they deserve to know John and Michael Miller are murderers," Kara told the news station.
The video shows Aaron arguing with his neighbors, and threatening to kill them multiple times. Then Aaron goes off camera and appears to pick up an object and rushes his neighbors.
At that point, John Miller pulls the trigger on his pistol, shooting Howard. Then, Michael Miller shoots Howard with his shotgun. Aaron is killed instantly by the gunfire.
Johnnie and Michael Miller have been charged with FIRST degree murder. They are currently out on a $25K bond.
Here is the link to the video - we warn you it is VERY graphic: