BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A man accused of firing a gun in Brockton early Friday morning was taken into custody after barricading himself in an apartment, police said.
Kenny Rodrigues, 27, of Brockton, is slated to be arraigned in Brockton District Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and discharging of a firearm within 500 feet of a building, according to Brockton police.
Officers responding to calls from residents as well as a ShotSpotter alert on Davids Street shortly before 1:30 a.m. discovered at least one vehicle sustained damage from gunfire, police said.
There were no reported injuries
Authorities discovered that the suspect, later identified as Rodrigues, was barricaded inside an apartment on the street, police said.
The building was evacuated as a precaution.
A crisis negotiator was called to the scene and communicated with Rodrigues, who then exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident, police added.
Members of the Brockton Police Special Reaction Team executed a search warrant on the apartment and reportedly seized a Glock firearm, a long rifle, two high capacity ammunition magazines, assorted ammunition, and crack cocaine.
Officers also arrested 32-year-old Luis Rodrigues on drug and weapons charges, police said.
An investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Brockton Police Detective Bureau at 508-941-0234.
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