Shooting near the Arizona State Fair on Saturday night

Phoenix police say they found cars that had been hit by gunfire, but no injuries were reported.

PHOENIX — Four men were taken into custody following reports of shots fired near the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Saturday night. They have since been released, and police say the men claimed they acted in self-defense. No injuries were reported.

phoenix police They say officers working at the fair heard gunshots in the area. Witnesses told officers they saw the suspected shooters take off in a car shortly after the reported shooting.

Officers stopped the car and took the four men into custody. Phoenix police say firearms were located in the suspects’ vehicle and multiple cars had been hit by gunfire.

The men were interviewed and told police they had acted in self-defense. All four were eventually released and police say detectives are following up on leads.

Officers are investigating what led up to the incident, and police said a charging decision will be made once the investigation is complete.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to 12News for more updates.

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