Police investigate after witnesses ‘heard about a dozen shots’

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UPDATE: Police say the initial report came in at 4:19 p.m. and they recovered at least 21 shell casings. An officer said some homes were hit and a vehicle, but no people.

EARLIER UPDATE: Police are investigating a report of gunshots in Rock Island this afternoon.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of 15th Street and 9th Avenue.

Witnesses told Local 4 they heard about a dozen shots.

There are a number of evidence tags in the street that would indicate recovered shell casings.

The neighborhood is really quiet now — just a few residents out watching.

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