A 25-year-old Plymouth man is facing multiple felony charges, including armed assault to murder, after he allegedly unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two houses in North Plymouth.

No one was injured in the early Saturday morning incident, though bullets landed inside two homes on North Spooner Street, Plymouth police said.

Police said the man, identified as Joshua Fitzgerald, was in the neighborhood looking for someone he had fought with earlier in the evening at a downtown Plymouth bar. They didn’t identify the bar or the person he was looking for.

Fitzgerald drove to North Spooner Street, where he allegedly opened fire on two houses, including one where the person he had fought with lives, police said.

Police, who were called to the scene at 1:47 a.m., were able to identify Fitzgerald as a possible suspect and went to his home on Braley Road, they said.

When they arrived, Fitzgerald was on his front porch, but then retreated into the house out the back into his yard, police said.

As he walked away, he dropped a pistol, police alleged.

But officers “had him at gunpoint,” and he surrendered, police said.

Fitzgerald was ordered held on $10,000 bail at the Plymouth County House of Correction, police said.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday (March 11) on 18 serious charges, including armed assault to murder, assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, and possession of cocaine, police said.

“We are thankful that no one was injured during this extremely reckless and dangerous attack,” said Plymouth police spokesman Jason Higgins.

Andrea Estes can be reached at andrea@plymouthindependent.org.

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