Copperas Cove: Arrest Made After Man Opens Fire On Car

A 22-year-old Copperas Cove man has been charged in an incident in which shots were fired at car after an argument at a car wash.

Dante LeRoy Cross (Jail photo)

COPPERAS COVE (October 31, 2012)--Dante LeRoy Cross, 22, of Copperas Cove has been charged with seven counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in an incident on Oct. 23 in which shots were fired at a car after an argument at a local car wash.

Cross was arrested Monday and was later taken to the Coryell County Jail where he was ordered held in lieu of bonds totaling $700,000.

On Oct. 23, officers responded to a report of gunfire in the 600 block of North 1st Street.

They determined that several residents were at a car wash at 602 North 1st St. where four other people with whom they argued confronted them.

After the argument, the four left, but one of them returned with a handgun.

The seven intended victims attempted to escape in a vehicle, but the man began to fire at their 2013 Hyundai Elantra.

One of the seven suffered a minor injury that didn’t require medical treatment.

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