Shots Fired Near Campus

The Harrisonburg Police Department says a report came in about shots being fired on the 1,300 block of Devon Lane early Sunday morning.

A timely notification was sent out to students at James Madison University Monday that says witnesses saw a man with a dark-colored handgun that he fired into the air several times.

Witnesses also say the incident may be related to an altercation that took place at a residence on the same black just before the shots were fired.

The vehicles were seen leaving the scene of the incident shortly before police arrived. One has been described as a beige Chevy Trailblazer with aftermarket wheels and dark-tinted windows. The other has been described as a dark colored Honda Accord also with darkly tinted windows.

HPD is investigating this incident and asks members of community to report any suspicious activity or persons. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050, HPD at 540-434-4436 or JMU Police at 540-568-6911.


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