A 34-year-old Racine man is in custody after he was struck by a woman and he fired an AR-15 rifle at a car she was in at the time.

No one was injured, but the Racine Police Department arrested the man for two counts of reckless endangerment, being armed while drunk, and disorderly conduct.

According to a press release by the Racine Police Department, officers responded to a report of shots being fired at a car in the 3700 block of Clairmont St. at 10:15 p.m. Monday. When officers arrived, they found the man arguing with a woman. They learned that the verbal argument had escalated when the woman struck the man before going into the home.

When he came out, he started shooting an AR-15 at a car the woman was in at the time. Two bullets struck the car and were found in the passenger compartment.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information about the crime can call the Racine Police Department at (262) 635-7756. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.

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