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A Minnesota man was charged with attempted homicide after firing shots at a group of individuals early Friday on 17th Street.

Cecil Watkins, 28, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with four counts of attempted homicide and five counts of recklessly endangering safety. If convicted, Watkins faces up to life in prison and fined up to $100,000.

The shooting stemmed from a fight between young women earlier in the day, according to a criminal complaint.

A black Chevrolet Camaro pulled up to a home in the 3400 block on 17th street at fired the shots. Watkins was identified as the driver of the car on CCTV footage obtained by the police.

The bullets ripped into several residences and vehicles, according to a criminal complaint. And there were numerous on the street and sidewalks and neighboring porches.

Police arrested Watkins at a home in the 800 block of Valerie Court. There they found a black 9mm and live ammunition that matched the shell casings found at the scene. Police found a live round in the pocket of a pair of jeans that were nearby where Watkins was found.

Watkins is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.