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Four teenagers were arrested Wednesday in Lexington after allegedly shooting at another car and fleeing from police.

According to information provided by the Lexington Police Department, at approximately 5 p.m. officers responded to a report of shots being fired from a vehicle in the 600 block of Smith Avenue.

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Shortly after receiving a description of the car, law enforcement spotted the vehicle on Fairview Drive and attempted to stop it. The driver pulled into the parking lot of Lowe’s Home Improvement, and three of the four occupants fled on foot.

Officers were able to detain the one suspect in the car immediately, while beginning to track the other three suspects with a police canine. Law enforcement was able to separately locate all three suspects who were still in the area. They were arrested without any further incident.

Initial reports indicate an occupant of the suspects’ car was shooting at another car on Smith Avenue. There was no report of any injuries during the incident.

During the arrests, officers recovered a handgun and narcotics.

Two adults and two juveniles were arrested.

Tevvohn Zishod Jeramyah Knotts, 18, was charged with possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, discharge of a firearm in the city limits, going armed to the terror of the public, possession of schedule VI, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held in the Davidson County Jail on a $7,500 secured bond.

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Malik Raynard McNeair, 19, was charged with resist delay and obstruct, held in Davidson County Jail on a $1,000 secured bond

Two juvenile males were also arrested and face charges of resist delay and obstruct, driving with no operator’s license, possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule VI, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Representatives with Lexington Police Department state this shooting was an isolated incident, and not a random act that is of threat to the public.

Law enforcement is continuing to investigate this incident and anyone with information are asked to call Lexington Police at (336) 243- 3302 or Lexington Area Crime Stoppers at (336) 243-2400.

This article originally appeared on The Dispatch: Teens in Lexington arrests Wednesday for shooting from car

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