HPD: Man seen on Snapchat dangerously firing semi-automatic weapon arrested

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HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department arrested a man identified as the shooter in a disturbing Snapchat video Wednesday afternoon.

HPD arrested Edwin Alexander Ospino Soto, 22, after Crime Stoppers received an anonymous tip that helped to identify the suspect.

Investigators said in a video posted to Snapchat Nov. 20 at 10:15 p.m. at 2100 Cohn, Soto was seen firing a semi-automatic weapon into the air without regard for other’s safety near Cottage Grove Park.

Ospino Soto was arrested Nov. 22 and is charged with deadly conduct in the 351st State District Court.

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