Shots near Prather Circle

    Clinton Public Safety was dispatched to Prather Circle at 4:52 yesterday afternoon on a report of subjects shooting a handgun near the Prather Circle Trailer Park. While in route to the scene Officer Matthew Metz was flagged down by someone who gave a description of three men who had allegedly been observed shooting a gun a few houses down from the trailer park. The officer located three men matching the description of the men who were standing in a driveway. After denying having fired as weapon, the men reportedly cooperated with an investigation and some marijuana was located, along with evidence of a gun having been fired, including a spent shell casing that appeared to have been recently fired. Officers were able to locate a .22 caliber firearm in a container of clothing. Tickets were issued charging discharge of a firearm in city limits and Simple Possession of Marijuana. Officers seized 1.65 grams of marijuana, 2 marijuana pipes, a .22 caliber long rifle, two magazines loaded with .22 caliber shells and one spent .22 caliber shell casing.