Lima Police say officers responded to reports of shots being fired just after midnight on Sunday in the 800 block of North Elizabeth.
About 30 minutes later they were sent back to the area for more shots fired.
Officers then observed 2 men shooting a handgun in the backyard of a residence.
The two men were taken into custody and face charges of Discharging a firearm within the City limits.
Their names are not being released at this time pending the completion of the investigation. No injuries were reported.