Gary Frakes, a 66-year-old retired veterinarian from Magnolia, may pursue a civil rights complaint in which he alleges that two police officers violated his Second Amendment right, according to a Houston federal judge’s Sept. 9 ruling.

Frakes alleged that the officers violated his rights when they “grabbed” him, searched him, handcuffed him and placed him in the back of a police vehicle for 15 minutes after he appeared carrying a gun at the scene of a vehicle accident that had occurred on his property, according to the order and memorandum issued by U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas for the Southern District of Texas.

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