NEW BEDFORD — Police are investigating after the city's second shooting incident in just one day damaged a home on Monday night.

The shots fired incident was reported hours after another shooting in the city's South End at around noon on Monday caused damage to a vehicle.

Police spokesperson Lt. Scott Carola said patrol units responded to a ShotSpotter activation at Austin Street near County Street at around 8:45 p.m. Monday.

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Officers arrived to discover shell casings and damage to a nearby residence, Carola said.

No injuries were reported in either shooting incident.

Carola said detectives are investigating both cases.

He did not comment on whether the incidents are related or if there has been a recent uptick in shootings in the city.

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