Texas woman arrested for pointing a gun at young trick-or-treater

Texas vrou, 35, is arrested after pointing a loaded gun at a 7-year-old child trick-or-treating on Halloween

  • Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford, 35, was arrested and charged after she had allegedly pointed a gun at a trick or treater, sewe, in front of her home
  • Bradford had pulled the weapon after she saw the child and his family standing at the driveway of her Buda home on the 100 Block of Quarter Avenue
  • Neighbors reported that her front light was on at the time and was yelling at trick-or-treaters coming onto her property
  • Deputies from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office arrived to the scene and found the child unharmed
  • Bradford was booked into Hays County Jail and was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
  • A Texas woman was arrested and charged, accused of pointing a gun at a 7-year-old trick-or-treater in front of her home on Halloween.

    Monica Ann Bradford, 35, pulled the weapon after noticing the child around 7pm on the driveway of her Buda home on the 100 block of Quarter Avenue.

    Bradford was taken into custody and brought to the Hays County Jail.

    Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly pointing a gun at a seven-year-old child

    Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly pointing a gun at a seven-year-old child

    Deputies from the Hays County Sheriff's Office arrived to the scene and found the child unharmed

    Deputies from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office arrived to the scene and found the child unharmed

    Neighbors told jakkals 7 Austin that Bradford’s front porch light was on, giving the impression that her house was open to trick-or-treaters.

    Bradford, egter, kept yelling at trick-or-treaters for coming onto her property. She came out of her home with a loaded gun after she saw the child and their family at the end of her driveway.

    Neighbor Connie Medina told the network that Bradford asked about them.

    ‘She just asked me, who’s in my driveway?’, Medina recalled. ‘En ek was soos, Ek weet nie.’

    'Sy het gese, fine since you can’t tell me, I’m going to go get my shotgun.

    Bradford had pulled the weapon at the end of the driveway of her Buda home on the 100 block of Quarter Avenue

    Bradford had pulled the weapon at the end of the driveway of her Buda home on the 100 block of Quarter Avenue

    Bradford's neighbors reported that her front light was on and that she was yelling at trick-or-treaters for coming onto her property

    Bradford’s neighbors reported that her front light was on and that she was yelling at trick-or-treaters for coming onto her property

    Medina and her neighbors said they were in stunned after she confronted the young child with the deadly weapon.

    ‘I was in shock,’ Medina added. ‘It’s Halloween, there are kids everywhere, how can somebody just come out with a weapon and scare these kids?’

    Deputies from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office rushed to the scene around 7.20pm where the child was found unharmed.

    ‘There were cops at the end of our street,’ one of the neighbors said. ‘They stopped us and said nobody’s allowed to go down this street, there’s an incident with a gun involved.

    Bradford was booked into Hays County Jail where she received second-degree felony assault charges with a bond set for $10,000

    Bradford was booked into Hays County Jail where she received second-degree felony assault charges with a bond set for $10,000

    She was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and her bond was set at $10,000.

    Ten spyte van hierdie, Bradford’s neighbors are still concerned for the safety of their children with some claiming they might not let them trick-or-treat next year.

    This incident comes after a violent Halloween weekend in Texas.

    A shooting at an event center on the Texas-Arkansas border left one dead and nine hurt Saturday night.

    The suspected gunman Keuntae McElroy, 21, surrendered to police the following day.

    Another shooting was reported the same night at a Halloween party in Houston on Schindler Drive. Aleksis Cantu, 18 was killed and three others injured.