NEW BEDFORD — Three people were arrested Tuesday after reports that a shots were fired from a vehicle in that area of Bluefield Street and Rockdale Avenue. 

At around 11:10 p.m., police found a .22 round of ammunition in the vehicle and uncovered a Walther P22 firearm with four rounds of ammunition nearby, police said.

Luis Miguel Carela, 25, of 64 Hall St. Apt. 2, Fall River, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. Jonathan Enrique Vale, 36, of 60 Arlington St., New Bedford, was charge with carrying a loaded firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building. Elijah Cruz, 24, of 465 Dartmouth St., New Bedford, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.