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Man arrested during shooting investigation in Bryan

A 23-year-old man from Bryan has been arrested after police say he fired a gun at a moving car with three people inside.
Jacquez Punchard is charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  His...
Jacquez Punchard is charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. His bonds total $400,000.(KBTX)
Published: Jan. 19, 2021 at 10:29 AM CST
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Bryan police have arrested one person during a shooting investigation on Tuesday morning.

Police said they were called to the 100 block of Pleasant Street between Cavitt Avenue and S. College Avenue around 6:19 a.m. for a disturbance involving a weapon.

Responding officers were informed a man had discharged a firearm at a moving vehicle, causing the vehicle to crash into a tree. The vehicle contained three adult victims. There were no injuries reported.

“Based on the totality of the circumstances, the Bryan Criminal Investigations Division, Tactical Response Team, Crisis Negotiations Team, and other support staff responded to the scene. Information learned during the investigation established probable cause, and 3 warrants for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon were issued,” said Sgt. Ryan Bona.

Just before 1:00 p.m., police took into custody a man named Jacquez Earl Punchard, 23, of Bryan.

“Bryan Police Department thanks the community for their assistance, cooperation, and support during this incident,” said Sgt. Bona.

According to online jail records, this is the 7th time Punchard has been booked into the Brazos County Detention Center since January 2018.

He remains in jail at this time on bonds that total $400,000.

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