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Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene of a shooting at a Norfolk housing complex on Saturday morning.

Shortly after 7:30 a.m., the Norfolk Police Division, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol and Stanton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 300 block of South 11th Street. after a caller reported hearing gunshots.

Law enforcement responded to a residence near 11th Street and Phillip Avenue where they were working to remove tenants from the residence safely.

Capt. Michael Bauer of the Norfolk Police Division said multiple shots hit a residence and no one was injured.

Bauer also issued a news release at 8:42 a.m. that said officers found multiple bullets hit a residence. No injuries were reported. Officers and detectives are currently at the scene and are beginning the investigation.

At approximately 8:10 a.m., the building was emptied and it was determined that the suspect was no longer at the scene, according to a constable.

Around 8:30 a.m., law enforcement was clearing nearby residences looking for the suspect. Several other units left the scene and began a search of the area.

This is an evolving situation and the Daily News will provide updates as they become available.

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The Norfolk Police Division, Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska State Patrol are at the scene of a residence in central Norfolk.

It is believed that several people were at the residence.

Few details are available as of 8:30 a.m. Saturday, but authorities are trying to contact others who may be inside the residence. A woman has left the house and is speaking with law enforcement.

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is also on site. Calls started coming in shortly after 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Law enforcement is trying to evacuate the tenants. It is unclear whether the suspect is still inside or fled on foot before law enforcement arrived.


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