ALTON - Alton Police Chief Jarrett Ford reported today that there were reports of shots fired at approximately 7:47 p.m. Tuesday in Alton.

He said officers located physical evidence of gunshots being fired in the area of Union Street at Silver Street in Alton.

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“However, they did not locate anyone injured or property damaged,” Chief Ford said.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time, the chief added.

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