WAXAHACHIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Two teenagers have been arrested after allegedly shooting an Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy with a pellet gun on Monday night. The incident happened around midnight along Ovilla Road, near South Gate Drive, just north of Waxahachie.

According to authorities, the two teenagers were shooting pellets at passing vehicles. One of those passing vehicles just so happened to be the deputy’s squad car. The deputy’s windows were rolled down at the time of the shooting, and the deputy was shot just above his left eye. He was transported to a local hospital, but his injuries were not serious.

Roads in the area were blocked off for a period of time as the teens were taken into custody.

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