A man and woman were arrested after a loud "bang" was heard in Redding on Thursday afternoon.
Police received a report of possible shots fired at an apartment complex on Churn Creek Rd. near Liberty Christian School just before 1 p.m.
Officers said that inside, they found the suspects making a bomb using baking soda. They also found meth amphetamine in the apartment.
Children were home at the time and an officer said Child Protective Services were called to take custody of the children.