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24-year-old arrested for DUI, shooting gun near downtown bar

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- A 24-year-old Fort Carson solider, Andrew Chandler, has been arrested for weapons charges and driving under the influence early Sunday morning.

Colorado Springs Police (CSPD) say the suspect allegedly fired a gun into the air six to eight times while leaving a bar in downtown Colorado Springs. The incident happened near Kiowa Street and Tejon Street just before 2:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Witnesses tell KRDO that they heard the gunshots from inside the bar, Blondies, on Tejon Street.

Police say they recovered a loaded handgun from the suspect. Chandler was taken into custody and arrested.

CSPD clarifies that no one was injured in the incident.

Fort Carson says they are working on releasing more information.

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