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Published on March 01, 2024
Houston Man Charged with Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Brandishing Gun in Road Rage IncidentSource: Facebook/Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4

A road rage incident in Houston has led to the arrest of a man for allegedly brandishing a firearm at another driver. In a report detailed by the Harris County Constable's Office on Facebook, deputies arrived at the scene in the 9100 block of the W Sam Houston Pkwy N on February 29, 2024, following a call about a heated exchange on the road.

Roy Guzman, the suspect, was detained at the location and identified as being at the center of the altercation. The incident, escalating from an exchange of inappropriate gestures to a perilous confrontation, saw Guzman take it a step further by displaying a gun to the complainant. Guzman, after the deputies' investigation, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

"Roy Guzman was arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He is awaiting bond out of the 487th District Court," Constable Mark Herman stated in a Facebook post. The post came as swift move to reassure the public about law enforcement's responsiveness to such dangerous incidents on the roads.

This is not the first instance where tempers flaring behind the wheel have lead, to hazardous outcomes, often inviting legal repercussions. With Guzman's case now in the hands of the courts, the episode serves as a stark reminder of the consequences that follow when one loses control on the city's thoroughfares. The exact sequence of events will come to light as the court proceedings unfold.