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Bellmead Police: Man chased group of teenagers while firing gun

Posted: 1:49 PM, Sep 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-10 18:49:19Z
Bellmead Police: Man chased group of teenagers while firing gun

Bellmead police said they have arrested a man who chased a group of teenagers while firing a gun.

The incident happened on Sunday afternoon.

Police say 51-year-old Kenneth Hicks saw the group of teens walking in the street and recognized some as suspects in a crime that is under investigation by the Bellmead Police Department. Hicks then went inside his home and grabbed a semi-automatic pistol. 

Police said Hicks pointed the gun at the teens and fired two rounds into the air.

The victims are an 18-year-old and two 16-year-olds.

No one was reported as injured in the incident.

Hicks was arrested for three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

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