He was pointing a gun at passing cars say police

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A young man has been arrested for waving a gun at passing cars.

It happened Thursday morning at about 8:30. Motorists driving through the intersection of Loop 281 and 4th Street were quick to call police.

DPS troopers arrived and arrested the young man who investigators say had stolen the gun from Wal-Mart. It turns out the gun was a pellet gun.

The youth was taken to juvenile detention and charged with aggravated assault.