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Suspect arrested after allegedly shooting man sitting in truck, pointing pistol at random people

The suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Patrick Allen. He's currently in Harris County Jail.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The suspect accused of shooting a man and pointing a gun at "random" motorists, including children, has been arrested, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez

EDITOR'S NOTE: The above video originally aired Oct. 11 when deputies were actively searching for the suspect.

The suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Patrick Allen. Gonzalez said he has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault and felon in possession of a weapon. 

Deputies had been looking for Allen since Monday afternoon. They believe he is the suspect who shot a man who was sitting in a truck outside a gas station near FM 1960 and Sugar Pine Drive

The 43-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital in critical, but stable, condition. 

According to Gonzalez, Allen was also seen pointing a pistol at random people in the area. 

The motive for this incident is unknown at this time and deputies did not say if Allen knew his victim.

Check back for any updates.