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Teen accused of shooting cyclist with shotgun was ‘blowing off steam’


WEEKEND.SHANNON: FIRST AT 6 — HE SURVIVED. BUT AN AUSTIN CYCLIST HIT BY A SHOTGUN BLAST IN A RANDOM DRIVE-BY SHOOTING — STILL HAS PELLETS IN HIS BRAIN! 2-SHANNON:THE LAST THING ALONSO SOLIS REMEMBERS — HE WAS RIDING HIS BIKE DOWN EAST RIVERSIDE.. TO GET SOME TORTILLAS. 2-ROBERT:COURT RECORDS REVEAL HE WAS THE RANDOM TARGET OF A MAN LOOKING TO “BLOW OFF STEAM” AFTER BEATING UP HIS GIRLFRIEND. DOCTORS THOUGHT SOLIS MIGHT NOT MAKE IT. BUT HE’S OUT OF THE HOSPITAL – AND HE TELLS KXAN’S ALYSSA GOARD — HE’S IN A LOT OF PAIN. 2-SHANNON:A WARNING — SOME OF HIS INJURIES ARE DISTURBING TO SEE. “THEY’RE GOING TO EXTRACT THE 20 PELLETS ON MY FACE, AND THE ONES THAT ARE IN THE BACK OF MY HEAD ON MY NECK”THOSE ARE PELLETS– PELLETS FROM A SHOTGUN BLAST THAT WERE LODGED INTO ALONSO SOLIS’ BACK, FACE, AND BRAIN STEM. 13:30:08 YEAH IT HURTS A LOT, AND IT’S SO HARD TO GO TO SLEEP AT NIGHT LAST WEEK HE WAS BIKING TO THE STORE TO GET SOME TORTILLAS, FELT LIKE HE WAS HAVING A HEART ATTACK THEN WOKE UP IN THE HOSPITAL NEARLY 2 DAYS LATER. 12:29:21″I HAVE NO RECOLLECTION OF ANYTHING THAT HAPPENED, NOTHING AT ALL”COURT RECORDS SHOW A POLICE ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAPPENED. THEY SAY 19 YEAR OLD MERRICK ISAACKS HAD ASSAULTED HIS GIRLFRIEND, THEN HELD AN ACQUAINTANCE AT GUNPOINT, FORCING THAT WITNESS TO DRIVE HIM AROUND TO – QUOTE – “BLOW OFF STEAM” AS HE FIRED A SHOTGUN FROM THE CAR. POLICE BELIEVE ISAACKS WAS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO SHOOT, AND STRUCK SOLIS AT RANDOM. A SECURITY GUARD FOUND SOLIS IN A POOL OF BLOOD 13:30: 58 I FEEL THIS IS NOT RIGHT,MEDICAL STAFF TOOK 4 PELLETS OUT OF HIS SHOULDER, BUT HE STILL HAS MORE SURGERIES AHEAD… WITHOUT INSURANCE.12:32:14THIS IS AS FAR AS I CAN LIFT MY ARM BECAUSE IT’S VERY UNCOMFORTABLE THE PAIN AND DOCTORS ORDERS ARE KEEPING SOLIS FROM DOING HIS WORK LAYING CARPET, HE CAN’T PROVIDE FOR HIS WIFE AND 4 CHILDREN BACK IN MEXICO. SOLIS IS LEFT WONDERING, WHAT HE DID TO DESERVE THIS?13:40:03 ALL I CAN DO IS JUST KEEP ON FIGHTING SOB-ALYSSA GOARD KXAN NEWSSHANNON: WE SPOKE WITH AUSTIN POLICE.. WHO WANT TO STRESS– THIS KIND OF RANDOM ATTACK IS UNCOMMON. BUT THEY DID SAY THEY’RE CONCERNED PEOPLE WERE IN THE AREA WHERE THE SHOOTING HAPPENED — AND NO ONE CALLED 9-1-1 TO REPORT IT! APD SAYS.. IF NOT FOR THE SECURITY GUARD WHO STARTED GIVING HIM CPR.. SOLIS MAY NOT HAVE SURVIVED. THEY ENCOURAGE EVERYONE WHO WITNESSES A

26 thoughts on “Teen accused of shooting cyclist with shotgun was ‘blowing off steam’

  1. Just find the kid and take his fingers off one by one, then his hands, then his arms. Finally cut off his lips, since he likes to smile so much.

  2. I feel bad for him …dude I mean wow …but I don't know why it feels like comedy when the news lady says that he was going to get tortillas….

  3. Omg! That guy must have a titanium skull

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    The guy who shot him needs to be sent to an island full of big gay horny Africans…
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    The guys with foot long dongs

  4. Why do people dislike the video if it talks about something they dont like? You rather never hear of bad things that happen like a toddler?

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