A Harlingen resident is facing criminal charges for firing his gun in his neighborhood.

Police arrested 56 year old Ruben Martinez Cantu on a deadly conduct charge. According to a criminal report, Cantu fired a handgun in the area of the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue Saturday night.

It was one of Cantu’s neighbors who called police. Officers have not determined why he did it, but wish to remind residents that firing a handgun inside city limits is illegal and could land you in jail.