The Bell County Grand Jury indicted a Belton man in connection with a New Year’s Day shooting.
23-year-old Ricardo Mendoza faces a Deadly Conduct Discharge of a Firearm charge and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly weapon charge.
Mendoza is accused of shooting a 19-year-old man in front of a home in the 500 block of East 3rd around 4:30 a.m. on January 1st of this year.
Authorities arrested him in Round Rock almost two weeks later.
The shooting victim is recovering from his injuries.