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Racine police say a 30-year-old man is facing jail time after he fired multiple shots with a handgun at another man in April outside Twins Food Mart.

Anthony Adams, of Racine, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of first degree endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison and/or up to $25,000 in fines.

Whether or not Adams serves time in Wisconsin could hinge on an extradition order with the Illinois Department of Corrections for violating his parole stemming from a 2009 aggravated battery conviction, according to online inmate records. Online court records indicate he was extradicted to Illinois last February based on a warrant out of that state. It is unknown when he returned to Wisconsin.

According to the criminal complaint, police were called April 25 to the 1500 block of Packard Avenue for a report of shots fired. Investigators spoke with a man who said Adams said disparaging things about the man’s girlfriend and the two got into argument outside of Twins Food Mart. When the man approached Adams near Adams’ vehicle, the man saw Adams pull something from the back seat.

Police say Adams had a gun, and he fired several shots in the other man’s direction. The man hid behind his own car to avoid getting shot and said Adams discharged seven rounds from what appeared to be a .22 semi-automatic handgun. Witnesses confirmed the man’s story and said Adams left the scene in a green Chevy Trailblazer.

Officers spoke with a woman who said Adams on April 25 pointed a small handgun at her head when she told him she didn’t want to be in a relationship with him any longer, the complaint reads. Adams threatened her multiple times before leaving in the Trailblazer in an unknown direction. The woman said she believed Adams was headed back to his hometown of Chicago.

Adams remains in the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond and will next be in court June 15 for his preliminary hearing.

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