HPD: Arrest made in deadly west Houston road rage shooting

August 8, 2013 6:42:31 AM PDT
An arrest has been made in a deadly apparent road rage shooting along the Katy Freeway. Frederick Curtis Wilson, 28, is expected to make his first court appearance on murder charges sometime today.

Police arrested Wilson yesterday after tracking the license plate witnesses gave them to his home. He is now facing murder charges.

According to detectives, Wilson told them he was driving home after having dinner near the Katy Freeway and Gessner Tuesday night and said the driver of a car in front of him tapped on his brakes. That's all he said before asking for his lawyer.

Police believe he could be responsible for the road rage shooting that left a man dead that night. Witnesses told police a dark-colored Malibu was driving erratically and even called 911 to report the reckless driver.

"We were driving and he tried to hit us," said Fabian del Angel, who was in the vehicle with the victim. "He passed us like two or three times and when we got out, he got shot."

The man who was shot was the driver, Jaime Ignacio Ceballos-Garcia, 32. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Yesterday, homicide detectives went to Wilson's house and saw a dark green Chevy Malibu parked in his driveway. They arrested him on outstanding traffic warrants and when they searched his car, found a 45 caliber handgun.

Investigators will now do a ballistics test to see if that gun matches the bullet that killed Ceballos-Garcia.

Wilson will be appearing in front of a judge sometime this morning.

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