BRYAN As police were investigation a shooting in Bryan Friday, they say they were impeded by a man on that street who later allegedly spit in an officer's face.
Marcus Dewayne McGee faces charges of Harassment of a Public Servant and Disorderly Conduct (Language) for his actions following the shooting at the King Mart convenience store on Martin Luther King Street.
About four blocks away, Bryan Police say they were questioning potential witnesses when McGee began telling people not to speak to police. Authorities say they repeated asked McGee to leave, but he reportedly became increasing agitated. He repeated used the F-word despite requests to stop, including because young children were said to be in the area.
After his final claims to police that he would "f*** you up," McGee, 40, was arrested.
At the jail, authorities say McGee sat on the booking table and refused to get off. When he was removed and placed in a chair, police say McGee spat "a large amount of saliva" into the officer's face. That officer had to be treated at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan because of the exposure.
Bryan Police are still searching for a suspect in Friday afternoon's shooting. One person was shot. The shooter is believed by police to be an acquaintance. No description was provided by police. The victim was said to have non-life-threatening injuries. If you have any information, you're asked to call Bryan Police at (979) 209-5316 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at (979) 775-TIPS (8477).