NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford police say the department is actively investigating an incident of "blank" rounds fired at a Brickenwood apartment earlier today.

Police spokesperson Lt. Scott Carola said the blank rounds were fired at an apartment within the Brickenwood housing development.

Carola said a suspect has already been identified.

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More information will be released as it becomes available, Carola added.

The blank shots fired incident comes just hours after a fatal shooting on Weld Street at around 1 a.m. Friday.

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