2 arrested after shots fired at Prudential Center

BOSTON (WHDH) - Two Boston men are facing criminal charges in connection with shots that were fired at the Prudential Center early Sunday morning.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of 888 Boylston St. about 2:30 a.m. arrested 28-year-old Mario Escobar, of Roxbury, and 25-year-old Carlos Perez-Mejia, of Jamaica Plain, after determining they opened fire on the building and hit and shattered a window near the seventh floor, according to Boston police.

Both men are expected to be arraigned Monday on charges including malicious destruction of property, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm on public way, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

No additional information was immediately available.

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