A man was arrested early Sunday morning after Bakersfield Police responded to a report of a Shot Spotter activation in East Bakersfield at 1:58 a.m.
Officers located nine spent .40 caliber casings in the front yard of a residence.
Officials said the homeowner, Juan Mendoza, admitted to discharging the firearm to the ground.
Police arrested Mendoza for negligent discharge of a firearm and the firearm used was seized.
Witnesses told police that the gunfire had been celebratory. No victims were found in the area.
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