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Teen charged with firing shots

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By David Giuliani

A 17-year-old is accused of firing shots in the 500 block of Mountain View.

The youth, who lives at an apartment complex in that block, was charged with negligent use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance. The incident allegedly happened shortly before midnight Tuesday. The youth allegedly had an SKS assault rifle, police said.

Officers drew their firearms and were able to capture the suspect without any problems, according to a police report. The youth was taken to the juvenile jail in Santa Fe.