Police have arrested a man who is suspected of shooting in the air near a female motorist who honked her horn to avoid a collision.
Police said the incident occurred about noon Saturday in the 800 block of Web Street.
After the woman honked, the other motorist became angry and a passenger in the vehicle pulled a handgun and discharged five rounds into the air, according to police.
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Witnesses helped police find the suspect’s car at a restaurant on North Collins Street. Police arrested Jose Mendoza, 23, who faces charges of deadly conduct and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. Bail was set at $5,000 on each charge.
Police found the gun in the suspect’s apartment after obtaining a search warrant.