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Two men arrested after firing guns at midnight

Saturday, January 01, 2011
  Philadelphia police had a busy night responding to reports of people firing guns at midnight.

Philadelphia police had a busy night responding to reports of people firing guns at midnight.

Philadelphia police had a busy night responding to reports of people firing guns at midnight.

Philadelphia police were called to the 3200 block of North 5th Street in Hunting Park where they spotted a man firing a gun in the air.

When they told him to stop, he ran away.

Officers chased the suspect, who then turned his dog on police.

The cops were forced to shoot the dog, killing it.

The man was taken into custody.

There was another incident on the 1900 block of Rowan Street in the Tioga-Nicetown section.

Officers found a man shooting a gun from his porch.

The gunman and three others ran away from the police, but were quickly caught.

During a search of the home, police say they found 4 pounds of marijuana inside.

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