Danbury Police: Mulitple Shots Fired, Two Charged

Two men were charged after shots were fired near the entrance to the Fairfield Ridge public housing neighborhood Saturday.

Danbury Police responded to reports of gun shots at about 3 p.m. Saturday somewhere in the area of 7 and 10 Fairfield Ridge.

Police said when they got there, witnesses said between four and seven shots were fired and the suspects fled in a white sedan. Police found four shell casings at the scene. Other Danbury officers saw and followed a white sedan driving fast and eventually stopped it on Federal Road.

About 300 feet away from the traffic stop on Federal Road, police found a holster and a Kel-Tec .38 caliber handgun that police said was stolen from an Auburn Street home in Danbury on Feb. 4, 2009.

Police charged Kirk Walker, 24, of Raleigh, NC, with illegal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment, fifth-degree larceny, not having a pistol permit, carrying a weapon in a motor vehicle and breach of the peace. He was held on a $100,000 bond.

Darrell Spencer, 26, of Waterbury, was charged with possession of narcotics, breach of peace, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a public housing project, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failure to obey a traffic sign, reckless driving and engaging in in pursuit. He was held on a $25,000 bond.

This information was provided by the Danbury Police Department. A person charged with a crime is innocent until having been convicted in court.


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