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Galveston Police Department
News Release
Monday, September 18, 2017

Galveston Man Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles/Evading Arrest

On September 17th 2017 at approximately 4:00am, the Galveston Police Department Patrol Division responded to reports of a suspect shooting at moving vehicles near the 2100 block of Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas. Witnesses provided a thorough description of the suspect.

Patrol Officers in the area located a subject matching the description of the shooting suspect on a bicycle traveling at a high rate of speed. The subject fled from Officers and was ultimately place into custody. The subject was identified as 23 year old Raul Gonzales of Galveston, Texas. Gonzales was found to be in possession of a “BB” style handgun.

Gonzales was formally charged with the offenses of Aggravated Assault carrying an $80,000 bond and Evading Arrest or Detention carrying a $7,500 bond. There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

The Galveston Police Department would like to commend all Officers involved in this case for their dedication to the safety of the residents and visitors of Galveston Island.

-See attached mug shot

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