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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
CEDAR RAPIDS — A 31-year-old Cedar Rapids man was arrested Wednesday night after firing a gun into the air during a fight at a liquor store, police say.
Mark C. Rolan Jr. faces charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, felon in possession of a handgun and use of a dangerous weapon in commission of a crime.
Police said Rolan was fighting with another individual in the parking lot of Leo’s Liquor, 1500 First Ave. NE. He produced a firearm and shot into the air as the other individual fled in a vehicle with several other people, according to the criminal complaint.
Police identified Rolan as a suspect after viewing surveillance video. They executed a search warrant at Rolan’s home and found a 9 mm handgun with an extended magazine and additional rounds of ammunition, the criminal complaint stated.
After officers located Rolan and questioned him, he admitted to being in a fight but said he could not remember if he had fired a weapon, according to the complaint.
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