Henrietta man charged with deadly conduct after allegedly firing gun at passing cars

The suspect remains in the Wichita County Jail.
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 11:11 AM CDT
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Wichita Falls police have identified the suspect who was firing his gun at passing vehicles as Coby Acheson.

Officers responded to multiple calls about a man allegedly firing a gun at passing cars in 3000 block of Sherman Road around 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Upon arrival, they saw Acheson walking on the sidewalk of Kell West Blvd. and arrested him after a short foot pursuit.

The victim reportedly said she was traveling southbound on Wenonah Avenue when she saw Acheson standing on the sidewalk. She said Acheson then knelt down and allegedly shot at her car.

WF police report they located bullet casings on the sidewalk where the victim said Acheson was standing, horizontal damage on a wooden fence from the fired shots and the handgun behind a tree in the direction that officers chased Acheson.

Acheson is being charged with the following:

  • Four counts of deadly conduct and discharge of a firearm
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm
  • Evading arrest or detention
  • Failure to identify or giving false information

His total bond has been set at $115,000 and he remains in the Wichita County Jail.


Wichita Falls Police Department received a call around 9 a.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of Sherman Road, of a man firing a gun in the middle of the street.

Officers responded, located the individual matching the description and began pursuing the suspect on foot.

The suspect was apprehended and taken into custody.

There were no injuries and as of now, it is not known why he was shooting the gun.

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