Reports of shots fired in Amherst

Incident occurred while police were clearing a large gathering

WBEN Newsroom
July 05, 2020 - 1:40 pm

Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say that they are investigating reports of shots fired Saturday night near Crestwood Park.

According to the Amherst PD, they were in the process of breaking up a large gathering of nearly 300 people when there were reports of shots fired.

An investigation of the area did turn up shell casings, luckily there were no injuries reported. If anyone has information regarding the incident, they are asked to contact Amherst Police Department.

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