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Cambridge Police investigate shooting in The Port

Authorities said no one was hurt in the incident, though a vehicle and a residence were damaged.

Police released this map showing the area where Cambridge Police officers heard gun shots early Sunday morning. Courtesy / Cambridge Police Department

CAMBRIDGE – Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting in The Port neighborhood, according to a statement.

Authorities said no one was hurt in the incident, though a vehicle and a residence were damaged.

At 2:09 a.m. Sunday, officers heard gunshots and received a ShotSpotter notice for the area near Windsor and Market streets, according to the statement.

Officers spoke with a resident who they believe is the target of the shooting, according to the statement. Police said the resident refused medical attention.

While searching for evidence, officers recovered a gun on Windsor Street, according to the statement.

Police will be processing evidence from the gunshots and the recovered firearm, as well as following up with the victim, witnesses and anyone living and working in the area at the time of the shooting.

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In the interim, the Cambridge Police Department plans to be more visible in the area through directed patrols and community outreach.

Eight out of the 10 confirmed gunshot incidents in 2021 in Cambridge have occurred within The Port neighborhood, according to the statement.

Police ask that anyone with any information related to this incident call them at 617-349-3300. Those who wish to provide information anonymously may dial the Cambridge Police Anonymous Crime Tip Hotline at 617-349-3370 and leave a message.

Anonymous tips may also be sent via the Cambridge Police MyPD mobile app or via text message to 847411. Begin your text with TIP650 and then type your message. To send anonymous tips via email, visit CambridgePolice.org/tips.

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