Houston police say charges have been filed against a man accused of pointing a weapon at a police officer during an incident in the Heights over the weekend.
Tomas Rodriguez, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault of a police officer in connection with the incident, according to police.
Rodriguez is also being jailed on additional charges of aggravated assault of a family member, possession of a weapon and evading arrest, according to Harris County court records.
His bond has been set at a total of $115,000, according to court records.
Neither Rodriguez nor the Houston Police Department officer who fired his gun, identified by HPD as C. Rios, were injured in the incident, according to police.
HPD said officers responded to a call of an assault in progress at 1301 W. 20th St. in the Heights just before 11 p.m. last Sunday. Officers later saw Rodriguez running through a parking lot, according to police.
Rodriguez allegedly turned and pointed a weapon at Rios while running, police said, after which Rios fired toward Rodriguez.
HPD said the incident is under investigation by HPD’s Special Investigations unit, the Internal Affairs division and the Harris County District Attorney's Office.