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Two Arrested On Long Island After Reports Of Shots Fired

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

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GREAT NECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Two Long Island men were arrested following an altercation with a group of men Sunday night.

Nassau County police said officers responded to a report of shots fired at Susquehanna Avenue off South Middle Neck Road in Great Neck Sunday evening. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.

Police said they found multiple bags of marijuana and a loaded automatic handgun in the car.

Police charged Kyle Howard of Westbury with criminal possession of marijuana. Rodney Jackson of Manhasset was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and reckless endangerment, according to the Long Island Press newspaper.

The men were scheduled to be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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