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Suspects Detained After Shots Fired

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Erie police officials say they have a suspect in custody in the latest case of gunfire in the city.  In the process of that investigation, police also arrested a suspect on drug charges.

The gunfire happened about 2:30 AM Saturday morning on Parade street between 3rd and 4th Streets.  Officers responding nine shell casings at the scene. They towed two vehicles from the scene as evidence.   A black Dodge Avenger hit at least seven times in the gunfire was towed to the police garage.  It's windshield was shot out. 

The second vehicle towed from the scene may belong to the suspect in the incident.  Officers recovered a stolen gun from the trunk of that car.
Police say the suspect fired multiple shots from a vehicle.

A short time after the shots rang out, officers pulled over a car on Wallace Street that they thought may have been  involved.  A search of that vehicle uncovered some suspected cocaine. Police charged Charles Jordan with possession with intent to deliver cocaine. 

They have not yet charged the suspect detained in the gunfire.

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