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Olmsted County deputies find 26 shell casings after report of shots fired

NEAR BYRON, Minn. (FOX47) — Authorities are investigating a report of gunshots near Byron early Sunday morning.

A nearby witness reportedly heard gunfire around 4:30 a.m. in the 8000 Block of 35th Street Southwest.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, deputies found 26 shell casings on an area road.

Deputies said the casings are from a high caliber rifle.

Authorities said nothing appeared to be hit and there is no evidence or criminal activity.

Witnesses reportedly said a small car with square headlights left the scene heading west toward County Road 3.

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