On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at approximately 2:49 AM, Officers arrested Anthony Lamar Chapman, age 30, for discharging a weapon from a vehicle and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The Officers observed a vehicle driven by Chapman traveling south on Palm Avenue and heard several gunshots coming from the car.
Officers stopped the car, ordering Chapman from the vehicle. It was observed that he had a handgun in his possession, as well as three children, ages 1, 10 and 11 in the rear seat.
Chapman was taken into custody. The children were released to adult guardians after Officers contacted the Department of Children and Family Services.
Chapman was later transported to the Lee County Jail.