William Alexander Bryant

A Killeen man who police say fired rounds from a handgun in the direction of people and houses was arraigned Thursday.

William Alexander Bryant, 42, was arraigned on a charge of deadly conduct, a third-degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Bryant was seen at 5 p.m. Monday shooting rounds near the 1900 block of Godman Street, according to a Killeen police affidavit. A witness saw him shoot from his porch.

Bryant shot off rounds while walking down Cora Street before arriving at his house, where he continued to shoot toward people, the affidavit says. Police arrested him when they arrived.

Bryant is in Bell County Jail on $100,000 bond.

In an unrelated case, Davonte Makeith Brooks, 17, was arraigned on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle. He is being held on $75,000 bond.

In another unrelated case, Howard James Thomas, 36, was arraigned on a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. Thomas is being held on $100,000 bond.

Also arraigned Thursday was 62-year-old Leon James Martin on a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams. Martin is being held on $30,000 bond.

254-501-7568 | quinton@kdhnews.com

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