Police investigation underway after report of shots fired near Northeastern University

Few details were available on Saturday night

A large police investigation was underway on Saturday night after a report of shots fired near Northeastern University in Boston.

Boston police confirmed that ballistics evidence was recovered in the area of Camden Street at Columbus Avenue at 8:16 p.m., but said Massachusetts State Police are leading the investigation.



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Massachusetts State Police say a BPD K-9 searching the area found a bag with a pistol but it is unknown if the firearm is connected to the shots fired.

Northeastern campus police had no comment on the incident.

Video from the scene showed numerous state police vehicles and troopers at the scene investigating, with an area cordoned off by yellow police tape.

There were no injuries reported.

The incident is under investigation.

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