AUSTIN, Texas — According to www.fox7austin.com, Erick Rodriguez, 26, was arrested on June 7th for recklessly firing his gun at Jurassic Car Wash.
The owner of the carwash told officers he heard a loud bang inside the automatic carwash, and upon investigating, he found Rodriguez had exited his vehicle while the carwash was still in effect and said, “I’m having a bad day. I just discharged my firearm.”
Officers responded to the call of shots fired, and when Rodriguez was detained, he said he had fired toward the bottom left floorboard of the driver’s side and the gun unloaded in the passenger’s seat, the article noted.
Rodriguez told officers he had the gun in his hand with his finger on the trigger when it suddenly fired, but he had believed the gun had been in safety mode and should not have fire when he pulled the trigger, the article added.
Officers found a black, semi-automatic handgun in the passenger seat of Rodriguez’s vehicle next to a loaded magazine with five 9mm rounds, the article stated; they also found one round in the chamber of the gun and a spent cartridge on the floor between the door and the passenger seat.
There were severed cables and damage to the bottom left part of the driver’s side interior, the article added.
Rodriguez was charged with discharge of firearm within certain municipalities, a Class A misdemeanor, and his bond was set at $3,000, the article concluded.
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