ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — Investigators have arrested a suspect in Vidor after someone called about shots being fired earlier on Tuesday.
The call came in around 12:20 p.m. about a neighbor shooting a gun in a woman's direction according to a spokesperson with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Investigators say he ran into the woods after firing shots. Rodney Bailey was arrested just before 3:30 p.m. when the sheriff's office was able to get in touch with him by phone.
The spokesperson said the suspect told them he had an active felony warrant.
He was arrested on a felony arrest warrant.
The sheriff's office, Vidor Police Department and Rose City Police Department were all called to the scene in the 4900 block of Elliott in Vidor.
No one was injured.
From an Orange County Sheriff's Office news release:
The call was in reference to a neighbor shooting a firearm in her direction. Before
Deputies arrived to the scene the suspect went into the woods. The Sheriff’s
Office was able to contact the suspect via phone and he advised he had an
active Felony warrant. The suspect was identified as Rodney Bailey. He has
an active Felony warrant for MTRP, Class A Assault, no bond. Bailey was
found and taken into custody at 3:23pm. There were no injuries.
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