Man arrested after reportedly shooting in the air in Maryvale

Phoenix Police officials have released details surrounding an incident in Maryvale that led to a man being taken into custody on Jan. 24.

According to officials, the incident happened near 43rd Avenue and the I-10. Officers were called to the scene at around 4:50 p.m. for reports of a man who was shooting in the air.

Officers then found the suspect in a car, and tried to communicate with him.

The suspect, according to police, refused to follow verbal commands, and was taken into custody after officers used less-lethal munitions and a police K-9.

He is accused of misconduct involving firearms.

His identity has not been released.

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