Angelina deputies arrest Lufkin man for firing gun into air

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Angelina County's Sheriff's Office is charging a 21-year-old Lufkin man for firing a round of bullets in the air during an argument with another man.

According to Investigator Seth Stover, Billy Jack Cook, 21, had taken a woman to her ex-boyfriend's house on FM 328 to drop off her baby with the father.

Stover said an argument ensued at the house and Cook fired a round into the air.

Sheriff's deputies located Cook's Nissan Altima on U.S. Highway 69, between Lufkin and Huntington and detained four people.

Stover said Cook was charged with deadly conduct, a misdemeanor. He bonded out the same day at $1,500.

Stover said that Cook had a clean record before the arrest.

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