Man on parole accused of shooting into San Marcos crowd, arrested

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — A 23-year-old man on parole has been arrested after police say he shot into a crowd in San Marcos on New Year’s Day. 

Korey Ryan Aleman faces five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police say early Jan. 1, Aleman fired into a crowd of people after a disturbance. Two were shot in the leg and a third was grazed by a bullet.

Around 1:10 a.m. officers saw Aleman, who matched the description of the shooter, walk into a bar on the 100 block of San Antonio Street. They tried to handcuff him, but he resisted. They found a semi-automatic handgun in his waistband along with two marijuana cigarettes and a glass methamphetamine pipe.

Police say he has multiple felony convictions and is on parole. He had active warrants for parole violations in Travis County.

Aleman also faces Resisting Arrest/Search, Unlawful Carrying of Weapon on Alcohol Premises, Failure to ID Fugitive and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon charges. 

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