Mitchell Police: Two arrested after shooting at vehicle multiple times

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MITCHELL, S.D. (KELO) — Police in Mitchell have arrested two men after a shooting happened in the west part of the city Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to the 800 block of West Ash Avenue for reports of a vehicle that was being shot at around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was able to give a description of the suspect vehicle, police say.

Law enforcement found the vehicle in the 1400 block of West Ash Avenue and pulled it over. Officers say they found a handgun inside.

During the investigation, police learned that the shooting happened down the road. Multiple shell casings were found at the scene, officials say.

Police arrested 20-year-old Johnathon Velazquez and 25-year-old Isaac Chytka. Velazquez faces charges of aggravated assault and shooting from a motor vehicle. Chytka is charged with aiding and abetting aggravated assault.

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