Shots fired near the beach in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police have arrested a man in connection with an incident Wednesday morning when he fired five shots in the air.

It happened on Fairfield Beach Road near Lantern Point as bars in the area were closing.

Police say Alex Ortiz, 24, is facing charges for firing shots out of his car after confronting college students who allegedly threw objects at Ortiz's vehicle.

No one was hit by any of the bullets.

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