Suspect in December drive-by shooting in south Abilene arrested


    Caleb Fears (Taylor County Jail)

    An Abilene man wanted for a drive-by shooting in December is behind bars.

    Abilene police arrested Caleb Eric Fears, 27, about 4:30 p.m. Saturday at a relative's house in the 600 block of Sycamore Street.

    Fears is charged with aggravated assault.

    His bond was set at $100,000.

    On Friday, police asked your help finding Fears.

    Police say he fired multiple rounds at a home in the 1100 block of South 6th Street on Dec. 21.

    A 13-year-old girl in the home was nearly hit by one of the bullets, according to police.

    Police say Fears turned off his headlights and sped down the street.

    The homeowners -- who were outside with a group of friends -- ran towards the car as Fears opened fire.

    The Abilene Police Department's SWAT Team served a search warrant Thursday afternoon in the 1200 block of Minter Lane looking for Fears.


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