Arrest made in Longview shooting incident

Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - On August 1, 2012 at 10:31 a.m., Longview Police were dispatched to a shooting just occurred in the 200 Block of Byrdsong Street.

When Officers arrived, they were able to locate the suspect, Anthony Strange B/M 26, of Longview, and take him into custody. Police were told that Strange and his girlfriend had an altercation. Strange's girlfriend attempted to leave and Strange fired numerous shots from a high powered rifle in the area. Some of those shots hit nearby homes and the victim's vehicle as she was leaving.

Strange was arrested on three counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He was also arrested on two counts of Deadly Conduct which stemmed from the homes the stray bullets struck. None of the bullets struck any people at the scene.


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