Shooting at capital building, one arrested

POSTED: Monday, January 25, 2010 - 6:40pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:53am

AUSTIN - Shots were fired Thursday at the Texas state capital in Austin.

Officials believe 24-year-old Fausto Cardenas acted alone.

Cardenas is from the Houston area.

He allegedly dropped his gun after getting off about half a dozen shots.

He reportedly shot his gun after stopping by the office of State Senator Dan Patrick.

He now faces a charge of deadly conduct.

No one was injured in the shooting.

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