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(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) — Streets have reopened in downtown Fort Wayne in northeast Indiana after authorities responded to reports of a shooting this morning, police said.

Police initially told residents to avoid the area near the 800 block of East Berry Street.

“The blockade is due to a SWAT call out for shots fired in the area,” the police said on Twitter.

“There is NO active shooter,” the police added.

The blockade is due to a SWAT call out for shots fired in the area. There is NO active shooter.

— Fort Wayne Police (@FortWaynePolice) July 7, 2017

It appeared the shooter was holed up and barricaded in a home, police said. Garry Hamilton of the Fort Wayne Police told ABC affiliate WPTA that three people inside the home were removed.

Police later said a house on East Berry Street was cleared and streets were reopened.

No injuries have been reported, Hamilton told WPTA.

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