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Suspect in Pinegrove Circle investigation in police custody

Posted at 4:34 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 20:19:00-04

UPDATE: Deputies have released the name of the suspect in custody. James Anthony Popivich is currently charged with reckless display of a firearm and obstruction.


UPDATE: The suspect has been taken into custody by deputies.


UPDATE: Charlotte County Sheriff's have confirmed 1 adult male reportedly displayed a rifle and is currently refusing to cooperate with investigators.

No one has been injured.

Sheriff's are still on the scene. 


CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. ---- Charlotte County Sheriff's swarm Pinegrove Circle after responding to reports of gunshots in the area. 

Gunshots were reportedly heard near the 2300 block of Pinegrove Circle in Punta Gorda. The scene has been contained by Charlotte County Sheriff's as they continue to investigate. 

Charlotte County Sheriff's say there is no immediate danger to the public at this moment.