NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police are investigating an incidents of shots fired Saturday night near a playground.

According to a post on the New Bedford Police Department Facebook page, patrol units responded at about 9:15 p.m. on June 12 for a report of shots fired in the area of Russell Street and Acushnet Avenue.

Police say it was confirmed that shots were fired in the area of Monte’s Playground.

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They say no victim has been discovered and the investigation remains active. No further information was provided.

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