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Court appearances for people arrested in weekend Austin shooting incident

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AUSTIN, Minn. (FOX 47) -

Two people charged in a shooting incident Sunday in Austin appeared in court Tuesday.

32-year-old Christopher Coleman is charged with being a "Violent Felon in Possession of a Firearm" which is a felony.
35-year-old Samantha Bennett is charged with two felonies for allegedly helping Coleman.

Around 11:15 Sunday night, police responded to a call about gunshots heard near 2nd Street and First Avenue Southeast.

Coleman reported a 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen by two men.

Police found the car running and unoccupied on First Street.

9 mm shell casings were found in the car, and at 105 2nd Street Southeast, where the car was stolen from.

Coleman is jailed on $50,000 bond with conditions.

Bennett's bail without conditions is $20,000.

Police say she admitted hiding a 9 mm handgun in a basement laundry room.

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