The arrested three people early this morning after a report of shorts fired during an altercation in a downtown parking lot.
Deputy Chief Peter Reichard said an officer assigned to the downtown district heard gunfire from the area of Golden Street and Eugene O'Neill Drive at about 1:05 a.m. Witnesses told police that a fight had broken out between several people and a man took out a handgun and fired several shots in an unknown direction. The man fled the scene with several other people in a vehicle.
Patrol officers soon found a vehicle matching a description given by witnesses. They arrested 27-year-old Jeremy Taylor of 42 Garfield Ave. and 24-year-old Ariana Sanders of 5 Jonathan Law Court in Waterford on charges of second-degree breach of peace and interfering with police. A third person, 27-year-old Curtis Griffin of 11 Michael Road, was found a short distance from the vehicle stop. Griffin was charged with second degree breach of peace as well as a fugitive from justice charge based on felony probation violations stemming from a Michigan weapons charge.
No one was injured in the incident. Police at the Golden Street and Eugene O'Neill Drive scene were unable to locate a crime scene.