Brother-Sister Duo Bond Out of Jail After Shots Were Fired Early Wednesday Morning

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A brother/sister duo have bonded out of jail after shots rang out in the early morning hours at an Odessa apartment complex.

18-year-old Megan Ruiz and 21-year-old Jacob Ruiz were arrested early Wednesday morning at the Woodview Apartments.

She's been charged with hindering apprehension.

He was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant.

Officers were called out to a report that Jacob was walking through the complex firing a gun in the air.

When cops arrived on scene, Jacob ran into an apartment and wouldn't come out.

Police finally got his sister on the phone and she said that she lived at the apartment but she wasn't there and no one was inside.

Turns out they were both in there and officers eventually were able to get them to come out.

No word on whether Jacob will face any gun-related charges.