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A 19-year-old man was arrested yesterday after officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Jefferson Road and Delphos Street.

Upon arriving to the area around 4 p.m., officers found Da’Shawn Brown to be involved in the incident. Also in the area at the same time, and believed to be involved in the shooting incident, was a black or dark-colored vehicle. The make and model of the vehicle, as well as the identity of the occupants, are unknown.

Brown was arrested for possession of a stolen firearm, a Level 6 felony; and carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor.

No injuries were reported. The Kokomo Police Department is asking for any potential witnesses or residents with surveillance systems from the area to contact the case agent, Sergent Richard Benzinger, with this information at 456-7324 or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at 456-7017. Those with information may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS with an anonymous tip.