Reports of shots fired in Kitchener determined to be false
Report determined to be false and there is no concern for public, police say
A report of shots fired in Kitchener Thursday morning has been determined to be false and there is no concern for public safety, the Waterloo Regional Police Service says.
Earlier, police had advised motorists and pedestrians to avoid Franklin Street N., between Trafalgar Avenue and Shuh Avenue.
Officers had responded to reports of gunfire within a residence.
There was a large police presence on the scene for the investigation.
The report of shots fired has been determined to be false. There is no concern for public safety. Thank you for your patience. <a href="https://t.co/B0AVOqkaWv">https://t.co/B0AVOqkaWv</a>—@WRPSToday
- An earlier version of this story indicated the reports were in downtown Kitchener. This is in fact not the case.Oct 29, 2020 9:37 AM ET