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Jun 28, 2013 1:03 PM

Orange Grove Man Facing Attempted Capital Murder Charges

ORANGE GROVE - Officers trying to talk to a man about a possible attempted suicide out in Orange Grove got into a chase with the man who allegedly fired shots at them last night.

According to authorities, Preston Raylee Wright was approached as he was still in his truck. We're told he fired at them and struck a cruisers tires before taking off towards Orange Grove.

Police say Wright also fired at a car heading the opposite direction. A bullet pierced the windshield and caused glass fragments to hit the driver in the face.

Wright is also accused of hitting several cars outside an apartment complex on Armstrong Street. At that point, officers were able to get him in custody.

We're told Wright is accused of pistol whipping his aunt and for some reason he hit a deer with his truck and decided to throw it in the bed of the truck.

He's facing charges for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, evading arrest, and two counts of attempted capital murder.


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