While the officers were searching and apprehending on Magnolia, multiple calls to 911 came in at 10:35pm saying shots had been fired. Readers reported them anywhere between Montrose and Malden to Dover and Sunnyside. As far as we know, there were no reports of bodily or property damage.
A few take-aways:
- There's an increased police presence in Uptown right now in light of the recent gang hostilities toward each other.
- Call 911 whenever you hear something; don't rely on your neighbors. Even if you don't know the exact location to report, give the police your location. Tonight's reports of where shots were fired varied, so the more calls the police get, the better they can pinpoint the location
- If you don't hear sirens or see lights, don't assume the police aren't there. They don't want to give away their location or distance to the bad guys
- Keep calling 911 when you hear or see anything suspicious. When it comes to police coverage, the City looks at how many calls are received and uses that information in determining where officers are deployed.