Man jailed for shooting gun on Expressway 83 in McAllen

Eduardo Mares // McAllen Police Department Photo

A man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly fired a gun into the air while driving along Expressway 83 in McAllen.

McAllen police arrested 24-year-old Eduardo Cantu Mares on multiple criminal charges around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that officers were called to the 1000 block of West Expressway 83 after reports of a man shooting a gun.

Officers located the suspect and later him identified as Mares.

Mares is facing two counts of discharging a firearm inside city limits and one count of possession of marijuana.

The 24-year-old appeared before a McAllen Municipal Court judge where he was issued $11,000 in bonds.

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