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Lutz man arrested for firing a handgun out of a car sunroof

Posted: 5:46 PM, Jul 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-28 21:46:01Z

A Lutz man was arrested for firing after firing a gun out of an open sunroof on the Memorial Causeway Bridge.

Police say around 9 a.m. Saturday the received several calls about a Volvo going west on the Causeway with the driver shooting a gun out the car.

Officers searched for the car and found it minutes later at the 500 block of Gulfview Boulevard.  Police arrested Jelani Dixon for discharging a firearm from a vehicle in public.

No pedestrians on the bridge at the time of the incident were injured.

Dixon was transported to Pinellas County Jail.  He is being held on a $10,000 bond.