ADVISORY: Gunshots in the area of Dana Park

Cambridge Police are investigating


At approximately 12:30 a.m. on June 9, Cambridge Police received a call for gunshots in the area of Dana Park.

No injuries were reported after witnesses on scene stated they heard gunshots following a heated verbal argument between several individuals near Magazine Street.

Upon their arrival, officers located spent shell casings in the park.

At this time there is no indication that this incident is connected to earlier shootings in the City, however police are currently analyzing forensic evidence as they investigate the possibility of a connection to the gunshots fired in Hoyt Field several days earlier.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Cambridge Police Department at 617-349-3300. 

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