Man seen shooting gun out of vehicle in Snapchat video facing charges, deputies say
HOUSTON – The man seen in a Snapchat video firing a gun out of a vehicle has been identified and charged in the case, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Brandon Hicks, 21, is charged with deadly conduct.
Nine rounds can be heard in the video. It is unclear from the video if anyone was injured.
Police believe the shooting took place in the last week of March or first week of April.
KPRC2 brought the video to the attention of Houston police last Friday.
Prosecutors have accepted a felony deadly conduct charge from our investigators against Brandon Lee Hicks, 21, for firing a weapon from a moving vehicle in the 20700 block of Hempstead Rd on 4/6. Video of the incident was posted to social media. @houstonpolice assisted. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/DdW7wEtHsX— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) April 13, 2018
Court records show Hicks has been arrested each year for the last three years. Hicks, 21, was convicted of unlawful carrying of a weapon in Harris County in January 2017.
In 2016, Hicks was convicted of disorderly conduct out of Jersey Village.
Hicks was convicted on a delivery of marijuana charge in Austin County in 2015.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation since the shooting is believed to be in the jurisdiction of the county.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Harris Co. Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000.
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