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Central District Arterial Temporarily Closed After Shots Fired

Police closed 23rd Avenue South at South Dearborn Street in the Central District to traffic for a half hour on Monday to investigate reports of shots fired from a moving car.

Several 911 callers reported the shots shortly before 2:30 PM. Responding officers found several shell-casings on 23 Avenue South, which was shut down to collect the evidence.

One vehicle was damaged by the gunfire. There were no reports of injuries. The roadway was reopened just after 3 pm.

The incident remains under investigation.