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Deputies say no evidence of shooting near North Eugene H.S.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says they got a call that someone had been shot, but found no evidence of that being true.

Posted: Dec 11, 2018 11:28 PM
Updated: Dec 12, 2018 2:06 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Officers and SWAT teams responded to a report of someone being shot in a north Eugene neighborhood Tuesday night but said they found no evidence of that being true.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police Department and Oregon State Police responded to Grove Street off River Road near North Eugene High School around 9 p.m.

People living nearby were told to stay inside.

A KEZI 9 News crew on scene was told to stay back from the scene, and a viewer reported seeing officers with large guns in the area.

Deputies said they are still talking to neighbors in the area but have no indication that anyone was shot.

Most of the law enforcement presence cleared from the area by 11:30 p.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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