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Shots fired near LR school, suspect arrested

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A Little Rock man is behind bars tonight after allegedly firing shots into the air between the Dunbar Community Center and Dunbar Middle School.  School security told police that the man was firing the weapon into the air around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday evening.  Police later arrested 28-year-old John Smith and found twelve shell casings from a 40-caliber handgun.  Smith allegedly tried to hide the gun in an unlocked car that didn't belong to him.  There was a volleyball game going on at the school when the incident occurred but no one was injured.  Smith is being charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a handgun on school grounds as well as resisting arrest and fleeing.  Police believe Smith may be under the influence of some kind of narcotic