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Published: Saturday, 9/6/2008

Man allegedy fired gun at Fostoria gas station

FOSTORIA A Toledo man was arrested after he was accused of firing a gun into the air during a disturbance yesterday at a gas station, authorities said.

Demetrius Morton, 22, was charged with discharging a weapon within the city limits, felony possession of a firearm, and having a weapon while under disability.

Police were sent to the Certified Oil station on East Lytle Street about 2:45 a.m. on a report that about 30 people were gathered and at least five of them were fighting.

While officers were on their way to the gas station, they received a report that shots had been fired.

Police said they found a loaded semiautomatic pistol and a shell casing on the ground at the scene. Witnesses told police they had seen Morton fire into the air, authorities said.

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