2 arrested after shots fired during argument on Near North Side

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Two people were taken into custody Tuesday night after a man fired a handgun into the ground during an argument on the Near North Side.

Officers responded about 10:20 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the 1100 block of North Dearborn and obtained a description of a car that was involved in the possible domestic-related incident, according to Chicago Police. Officers then spotted the car in the first block of West Oak and approached a51-year-oldman who was changing a tire.

The mantold officers that hehad been arguing with a 42-year-old man when he fired his handgun into the ground, police said. Officers later found the gun inhis car.

The man and his passenger, a 27-year-old woman, were both taken into custody.

No one was injured, police said.

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