Charges filed in latest Houston Snapchat shooting case

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Brandon Lee Hicks is facing charges after allegedly shooting a semi-automatic weapon outside a moving vehicle in northwest Harris Co. (KTRK)

Authorities say they've identified the man seen on Snapchat firing a weapon out of a moving vehicle.

The gunfire occurred near the intersection of Huffmeister and Hempstead in northwest Harris County, police say. In the video, you can see the man firing a semi-automatic weapon from the backseat of the vehicle.

After putting the video out to the public, officials identified and charged Brandon Lee Hicks. Hicks, 21, is charged with felony deadly conduct.

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Houston police need your help identifying a man seen in a frightening video posted on Snapchat.



Houston police turned the case over to the Harris County Sheriff's Office because the incident didn't happen in the city of Houston.
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Police are trying to find the man seen on video firing a gun out of a vehicle's window on Snapchat.


ABC13 found two Instagram accounts that appeared to feature the suspect.

When we tried to call a phone number associated with the account, the man on the other end hung up.
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