SAN ANGELO — A man has been arrested after an argument escalated into gunfire in San Angelo on Thursday morning, according to a police news release.
About 7:53 a.m. Thursday, police arrived at a convenience store in the 1600 block of Howard Street. They learned a man, later identified as Curtis Moore, had threatened a person with a gun and fired the gun at a neighboring house, according to the release.
"Officers learned that this incident had stemmed from an earlier domestic disturbance regarding Curtis (Moore) and another family member where officers were unable to make contact with Curtis," the release stated.
Police went to a residence in the 1200 block of Howard Street and found it had been hit by a bullet. Officers, believing a gun had been fired, set up a perimeter around the residence and attempted to call the man, records state.
They spoke with him and convinced him to "surrender peacefully after a brief period of time," according to the release.
Curtis Marcello Lee Moore, 45, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a family member. He remained in Tom Green County Detention Center with no bond listed as of 2:45 p.m. Thursday, according to online jail records.
Alana Edgin is a journalist covering Crime and Courts in West Texas. Send her a news tip at email@example.com.
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