By CBSDFW.com Staff

DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Police arrested a convicted felon in Denton who they say shot an unoccupied car.

It happened on Feb. 21 in the 1400 block of Teasley Lane.

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Officers conducted a traffic stop on a sedan leaving the area that matched a caller’s description of a possibly involved vehicle. An investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle, threw a pistol out of a window while officers were attempting the stop. The firearm was recovered.

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The 36-year-old male driver of the stopped sedan was subsequently arrested for felon in possession of a firearm and tampering with evidence. The initial incident is under investigation.

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No one was injured during the incident.

CBSDFW.com Staff