Gunfire picked up by the ShotSpotter system Monday night led police to a central Bakersfield residence where six firearms and six pounds of marijuana were seized.

Police arrested Jose Orquiza, 38, on charges of negligent discharge of a firearm and other firearm and drug offenses, according to a Bakersfield Police Department release. 

Officers who arrived at the 100 block of Donna Avenue in response to the ShotSpotter activation found eight 7.62 x 39 mm spent cartridges in the backyard of a residence, according to police. They contacted Orquiza, who said he fired the rounds in celebration and there were no victims. 

Police obtained a search warrant for the residence and found four rifles, two handguns, the pot and a "large amount" of cash believed obtained from drug sales. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111. 

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