Detective Derek Gaspard
Galveston Man Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles/Evading
September 18th 2017
On September 17th 2017 at approximately 4:00am, the Galveston Police Department
Patrol Division responded to reports of a suspect shooting at moving vehicles near the 2100
block of Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas.
Witnesses provided a thorough description of
Patrol Officers in the area located a subject matching the description of the shooting suspect on
a bicycle traveling at a high rate of speed.
The subject fled from Officers and was ultimately
place into custody. The subject was identified as 23 year old Raul Gonzales of Galveston, Texas.
Gonzales was found to be in possession of a “BB” style handgun.
Gonzales was formally charged with the offenses of Aggravated Assault carrying an $80,000
bond and Evading Arrest or Detention carrying a $7,500 bond.
There were no injuries reported
as a result of the incident.
The Galveston Police Department would like to commend all Officers involved in this case for
their dedication to the safety of the residents and visitors of Galveston Island.