Three teens were charged with weapon possession after gunshots drew police to a residence where three guns were recovered — including two reported stolen.
Officer Hank Davis was patrolling North Indiana Avenue at about 1:15 p.m. when he heard shots and saw three males leaving the area quickly, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.
Davis stopped one of the males, a 17-year-old, at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Detective Dave Hadley got two other males nearby. All three were taken to the Public Safety Building and questioned. Two were released after it was determined they weren't involved in the shooting incident.
The third, Michael Mack, 20, of the city, was charged with contempt.
Police also found shell casings at a home on the 300 block of North Indiana Avenue, which was struck by several bullets, including three that went inside the residence.
Three males inside were uninjured, but police found two handguns and a shotgun inside, McMenamin said. The two handguns had been reported stolen.
The three males — Antwan Ford, 19, and Austin Clark, 18, both of the city, along with a 17-year-old from Mays Landing — were arrested.
Each is charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon and receiving stolen property.
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