The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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May 11, 2014

BREAKING: Police find shell casings during 'shots fired' call

CLINTON — A Clinton Police officer confirmed the department has obtained evidence that shots were fired in or near the 900 block of south Fifth Street, early Sunday morning.

Shift Supervisor Steven Kopp said the police were dispatched at approximately 5:15 a.m. Kopp was not on duty during the time of the incident.

He said police did not find a victim or a suspect upon arrival at the scene, though there were indications a shooting occurred.

"We did locate several spent shell cases," Kopp said. "The investigation will continue."

In addition, police were unable to find witnesses. Anyone with information should contact the Clinton Police Department at 563-242-1456.

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