Elgin police investigating shots fired west of city's downtown

Elgin police took multiple people into custody early Sunday while investigating reports of shots fired west of the city's downtown.

According to police, officers called to the 1100 block of West Highland Avenue at 5:33 a.m. confirmed that shots had been fired in the area.

There were no reports of injuries.

Detectives from the Elgin Police Department's Major Investigations Division are conducting the investigation.

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