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Gunfire Throughout City Keeps Police Busy

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Saturday night was a busy night for Erie Police, as gun fire rang out all over the city.

The last call came in around 5:00 a.m. Police say ten rounds were fired into a house in the 400 block of Poplar Street.

People were inside the home, but no one was hurt. Police have no suspects.

Four more reports of shots fired preceded that one. It all started just before 10:30 Saturday night, in the 600 block of East 9th Street.

A male fired a shotgun, but no one was hit. Police do have a suspect in custody, but are not releasing his name.

Then at about 3:15 a.m., a man was allegedly jumped by a group of four or five men in the 1100 block of Brandes Street. 

He says he fired a shot into the ground, and as the attackers ran off they fired at him.

No one was hurt, and police have no suspects in that case.

Then at 3:45 a.m., police say two shots were fired into a home in the 200 block of East 32nd Street.

No one was hurt in that incident, and there are no suspects.

And finally, about an hour later, police got a call for a drive-by shooting in the 600 block of West 7th Street.

Police say the driver fired around five shots. They found shell casings in the area, but no one was hit.

All of the cases are under investigation.

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