CAMDEN — Local police apprehended three people Monday afternoon, Sept. 12, after pedestrians reported being shot with what was reported to be a pellet gun by a passing motor vehicle.

At 3:40 p.m., Camden Police received several complaints from pedestrians who reported being shot with what was reported as a pellet gun from a passing motor vehicle, according to Camden police.

One complainant was able to provide a license plate and officers began searching for the vehicle. The vehicle was subsequently found and stopped by Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Juan Alcala. Camden Police arrested and charged Mark Defino, 20, and Mackenzie Schools, 19, with Class D assault. A juvenile male was also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

Police found the items used in the shooting were Splatter Ball guns. Camden Police thanked the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Rockland Police and Rockport Police with their assistance.