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.