Texas woman, 35 years old, is arrested for pointing a loaded firearm at a 7-year old child trick-or treating on Halloween

  • Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford, 35 was arrested and charged after she allegedly pointed a gun at seven trick or treaters in front of her Texas home
  • Bradford pulled the weapon after seeing the child’s family standing in front of her Buda home at the 100 Block of Quarter Avenue.
  • Neighbors reported that her front lamp was on at the moment and she was shouting at trick-or-treaters who were trying to get onto her property. 
  • Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived on the scene and found the child undamaged
  • Bradford was booked in Hays County Jail for aggravated assault using a deadly instrument  

A Texas woman was arrested for pointing a gun towards a 7-year old trick-or-treater at her Texas home on Halloween.

Monica Ann Bradford, 35 years old, pulled the gun after noticing the child in her driveway at her Buda home on 100 Block of Quarter Avenue. 

Bradford was taken into custody, and brought to the Hays County Jail.

Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly pointing a gun at a seven-year-old child

Texas woman Monica Ann Bradford (35), was charged with aggravated assault using a deadly weapon. She allegedly pointed a gun at a child seven years old.

Deputies from the Hays County Sheriff's Office arrived to the scene and found the child unharmed

Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived on the scene and found the child undamaged

Fox 7 Austin was informed by neighbors that Bradford’s front porch was lit, giving the impression that her home was open to trick or treaters.

Bradford kept shouting at trick-or-treaters who tried to enter her property. After seeing the child and their families at the end her driveway, she came out of her house with a loaded gun.

Neighbor Connie Medina said that Bradford asked about them.

“She just asked me who is in my driveway?”Medina remembered. Medina recalled, “And I was like, but I don’t know.”

“She said, “She said, fine, since you can’t inform me, I’m going go get my shotgun.”

Bradford had pulled the weapon at the end of the driveway of her Buda home on the 100 block of Quarter Avenue

Bradford had pulled the gun at the end her Buda driveway on the 100 block Quarter Avenue

Bradford's neighbors reported that her front light was on and that she was yelling at trick-or-treaters for coming onto her property

Bradford’s neighbors reported to Bradford that her front light was on, and that Bradford was shouting at trick or treaters for getting onto her property.

Medina and her neighbors were stunned when Medina confronted the child with the deadly weapon.

Medina said, “I was in shock.” ‘It’s Halloween, there are kids everywhere, how can somebody just come out with a weapon and scare these kids?’

Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputies rushed to the scene at 7.20pm, where the child was unharmed.

One neighbor said that cops were at the street’s end. ‘They stopped us and said nobody’s allowed to go down this street, there’s an incident with a gun involved.’ 

Bradford was booked into Hays County Jail where she received second-degree felony assault charges with a bond set for $10,000

Bradford was booked in Hays County Jail and charged with second-degree felony assault. A bond of $10,000 was set.

She was charged with aggravated attack with a deadly weapon. Her bond was set at $10,000 

Bradford’s neighbors are still worried about Bradford’s safety, with some claiming that they might not let their children trick-or treat next year.

This incident occurs after a violent Halloween weekend.

One person was killed and nine others were injured in a shooting at an event centre near the Texas-Arkansas border.

Keuntae McElroy (21-year-old suspect) surrendered the next day to police.

Another shooting was reported at the Halloween party in Houston, Texas on Schindler Drive. Aleksis Cantu was 18, and three other people were hurt.