Tip leads to arrest of wanted fugitive found living in SE Austin drainage ditch

(Photo courtesy: Lone Star Fugitive Task Force)

Mark Anthony Reyes, who was wanted on charges with deadly conduct with a handgun, aggravated assault with a handgun, and discharging a firearm, was found living in a drainage ditch in southeast Austin on Monday.

Officers say Reyes was found close by at the intersection of East Riverside and Pleasant Valley on October 9th when he pulled out a gun and fired, injuring one person.

U.S. Marshals say he was taken into custody at Willow Creek and Riverside following a tip.

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