A Texas County Sheriff’s Department investigation on Oct. 4 has led to a pair of felony charges against a Houston man.

Gary L. Couchman, 26, of 16120 Horseshoe Drive in Houston, is charged with second-degree assault (a class D felony) and armed criminal action (an unclassified felony).

In a probable cause statement, a deputy reported being dispatched to a Golden Trail Road residence after a woman called indicating Couchman had assaulted another man by pulling a knife on him and shooting him with a BB gun.

Upon arrival, officer reportedly made contact with the woman, the victim, and another woman at the scene and determined Couchman was a suspect. The deputy also spoke with suspect, according to the report, and he admitted to threatening the other man with a knife and gun.

The two items were seized as evidence and Couchman was taken to jail.

His bond is set at $250,000.

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