NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating reports of gunshots near the city's South End on Thursday. Police received reports of gunshots in the general area of Matthew and Dartmouth Streets near the Blue Meadows Housing Development at around 3:29 p.m. on Thursday.

Scanner reports at that time indicated the gunshots originated from inside of a black van with the license plate obscured by a net in the 90-block of Bluefield Street. Three men were believed to be inside the van. Police had reportedly engaged in a pursuit of the vehicle.

No arrests have been announced in connection to the reported shooting.

Police did not find any property damage and there were no injuries reported.