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Shots fired reported near campus

March 6, 2016

11:00 p.m.

At 10:42 p.m., Columbia Police received a report of four shots fired in the alley between the Lofts at 308 Ninth and Hitt Street Garage. Officers have cleared the scene and found no evidence of any shots fired. If any additional information arises, MU Alert will be updated.

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