Arrest Made: Ottos Men in Custody for Firing at Law Enforcers in Cassada Gardens

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Police have announced that two individuals from Ottos are currently under arrest in relation to an incident that occurred in Cassada Gardens on Tuesday night, involving an attack on law enforcement personnel.

One of the men was apprehended on the same night after being discovered hiding in nearby bushes, while the other was taken into custody on Wednesday morning following the execution of a search warrant at his residence, during which ammunition was allegedly discovered.

Authorities anticipate pressing charges soon as part of the ongoing investigation.

Earlier, police had reported that two men fired at them when they arrived to investigate reports of a suspicious vehicle in the area on Tuesday night.

The suspects fled in a car but subsequently abandoned it and attempted to escape on foot after crashing into a culvert.

Thankfully, no police officers were harmed during the incident.

In response to the recent surge in criminal activities, law enforcement has vowed to mount a robust reaction and has bolstered patrols in the area.

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