On March 8th at approximately 7:00 pm Wichita Falls Police Officers were patrolling the area of 8th and Denver when they observed a male subject walking in the middle of the street. Officers activated their emergency lights on their patrol vehicles to alert the subject. The male attempted to walk around the patrol car at which time officers ordered the subject to stop.
The subject stopped for officers and at first raised his hands then however, the subject reached into his waistband and pulled out a handgun. The subject placed the handgun on the ground and backed away when ordered by officers.
Officers were able to get the subject safely detained and secured the weapon. The subject was identified as 21 year old Dominque Wilks.
Wilks was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident where he was charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.