Shots fired near Armitage Brown Line station, but no injuries reported

Approximate location of the shots fired incident.

Several shots were fired, but it appears that no one was injured during an incident Sunday afternoon near the Armitage Brown Line station.

Shell casings were found here, between Kenmore and Sheffield. | Google

Multiple witnesses reported seeing a man open fire on two other men in an alley between the 1900 blocks of Kenmore and Sheffield avenues around 12:30 p.m.

One witness who spoke with CWBChicago said two men were seen running from a third man who opened fire on them. The two men ran onto Armitage Avenue and jumped into a car that sped from the scene, the woman said. Another witness told police that the men’s car was a newer model silver Cadillac.

Officers found at least six shell casings in the alley.

It was not clear what sparked the confrontation. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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