Authorities investigate gunshots near Missouri Southern

2 years 7 months 5 days ago Monday, May 09 2016 May 9, 2016 Monday, May 09, 2016 9:10:20 AM CDT May 09, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

JOPLIN (AP) — Authorities are investigating after gunshots were reported near a Missouri Southern State University residence hall.

The Joplin Globe reports that no injuries were reported. The Joplin university said in a news release that campus police received a report of possible gunshots being fired about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

The release says that surveillance video showed that the shots were fired into the air from a vehicle that came from a nearby apartment complex and then sped away from the campus. Campus and city police are investigating.

No other information was available. A university spokeswoman didn't immediately return a phone message from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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