Ames Police Department investigate reports of shots fired near campustown


Ames Police Department Officers were called at 11 p.m. to Lynn Avenue on a report of shots fired. No injuries were reported, and the Ames Police Department will continue to investigate this incident.

Amber Mohmand

A report of shots fired near Campustown is being investigated by the Ames Police Department. 

Officers were called 11 p.m. Saturday, to the 300 block of Lynn Avenue on a report of shots fired. Shell casings were found on the roadway when officers arrived, according to a news release

No injuries were reported. 

“At this time we do not believe this was a random incidence and there is not an on-going threat to the public,” according to the news release. 

The Ames Police Department is currently investigating this incident. 

Anyone who has information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Ames Police Department at 239-5133 or the anonymous tip line at 239-5533. Community members can text “PCCS” with information about the incident to 274637 (CRIMES). 

Community members may also contact Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 223-1400 and submit an anonymous tip to its website