‘I am going to shoot you’—McAllen police respond to disturb call, suspect arrested


McAllen, Texas (KVEO)—One man is in custody after threatening police officers to “shoot” after a disturbance call.

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According to authorities, McAllen police received a call about a man yelling and speaking to a woman about a gun in Hisbiscus Avenue Monday morning.

The man was later identified as 26-year-old Adrian Garcia Jr.

Upon arrival, police saw Garcia was in a vehicle and was ordered to get out and show his hands.

Garcia continued to yell and got out of the car, showing one hand but keeping the other behind his waist, according to police.

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The suspect yelled at officers “I am going to cap [shoot] you.” Garcia then suddenly drew from behind his waist and pointed his hand as if he was going to shoot at the officers.

One officer shot his gun at Garcia but did not hit him. Another officer discharged a pepper ball at the suspect.

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Officers then rushed to the suspect and arrested him.

The vehicle, which did not belong to the suspect, was found with broken windows, damaged, and vandalized.

Police said the suspect has refused to provide identifying information.

Garcia was transported to the McAllen Municipal Jail on Monday. He was arraigned on Tuesday and charged with retaliation a third-degree felony, a terroristic threat against a peace officer, resisting arrest, burglary of vehicle and failure to I.D.

His bonds were set to total $85,000.

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