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ETX college football players arrested for firing shots in front of officer's house

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Two East Texas Baptist University football players were arrested for firing a rifle in front of a Waskom Police officer's home Sunday night.

Brooks Holder of Beeville and Kailob Wallace of Quinlan were booked into the Harrison County Jail on charges of deadly conduct.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed by Waskom Police Sgt. Forrest Mitchell, it is alleged the suspects fired three shots from a .22 caliber rifle toward his home while driving by Sunday, around 9 p.m. Mitchell was off-duty and at home at the time the shots were fired.

The affidavit also stated that Mitchell's daughter saw a white car and a red SUV drive by.

Mitchell called for back up and about 20 minutes later, another Waskom police officer pulled over a white Ford Mustang and police discovered three spent .22 caliber rounds inside, according to the affidavit.

The affidavit also stated, Holder admitted to firing the gun in front of the house where Officer Mitchell's daughter was in the front yard.

Kailob and Holder are both listed on the East Texas Baptist University football roster as freshman quarterbacks.

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