Man suspected of firing shots outside Vee Quiva Casino arrested in Phoenix

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PHOENIX -- Police have arrested a man suspected of firing shots outside a casino on the Gila River Indian Reservation Friday night.

According to the Gila River Police Department, Cornelius Williams Jr., 23, was located at a residence near 73rd Avenue and McDowell Road. Phoenix police arrested him Monday without incident.

Police allege that Williams pulled out a gun and fired two shots into the air after getting in an argument with security in the parking lot of Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino. No one was injured.

Police said he fled in a pickup truck with two other men and they led officers on a pursuit into Phoenix.

Williams reportedly ran from the truck with the other passenger, who was located and detained for questioning.

Phoenix police officers located the truck and driver, identified as David Miller, 29, at Sky Harbor International Airport. He was arrested and booked into Fourth Avenue Jail for a felony warrant.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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