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Gunfire reported in Austin

Police investigating after finding bullet casings in front of a home.

Posted: Jun. 27, 2018 12:37 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – Police are investigating a report of shots fired on Tuesday night.

Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger says officers were called to the 200 block of 3rd Avenue SW at around 10:16 pm and spoke to several people who said they heard four or five gunshots.

No one could give a description of who fired the shots, though one people said they saw a silhouette and a muzzle flash a few houses away.

Officers searched the area and say they found five 9 millimeter shell casings in front of a home.

This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 437-9400.

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