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Gunshots reported at Jacob Riis Houses

Police responded to a 911 call about gunfire at the Jacob Riis Houses on Thurs., Dec. 2, around 10:12 p.m.

A police spokesperson said the shots were reportedly fired in front of 178 Avenue D, at E. 12th Street.

Responding officers conducted a canvass of the area but didn’t turn up anything.

Meanwhile, a local source said there were five gunshots and that it was outside the Campos Plaza housing complex, a block to the east.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.

All tips are strictly confidential.

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