From Roger Wade, Senior Public Information Officer Travis County Sheriff’s Office:
On October 16, 2013, at 7:24 p.m., Deputies were called to the 5700 Block of FM 620 North, near Comanche Trail, in reference to a man who shot at a car during a “Road Rage” incident.
Deputies arrived to find a Silver Lexus and a Silver Dodge had collided. The driver of the Dodge stated he shot at the other car because he was afraid because the driver of the other vehicle had rammed him repeatedly in a road rage incident and he was defending himself and his family.
No one was injured in the incident however the Lexus was damaged by the gunshot.
Detectives were called to the scene and determined, based on the evidence recovered and witness statements that the Driver of the Dodge, identified as; Donathan Harris, Date of Birth 10-14-1980, of Austin, was the aggressor and fired at the Lexus causing it to hit the Dodge.
Harris was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, which is a 2nd Degree Felony.
Note: A 2nd Degree Felony is punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justin for a term of 2 to 20 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000.00.