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DeKalb police investigate off-campus incident

September 8, 2012


Update: 2:30 p.m. – The advisory is canceled. DeKalb police have made an arrest in the off-campus shots fired incident.


City of DeKalb police have informed the university that the department is investigating shots being fired during an early morning off campus incident Saturday, September 8.

DeKalb Chief of Policeww Eugene Lowery said that the incident occurred in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive on the city’s northwest side.

Police found multiple shell casings at the scene, and several vehicles parked nearby appeared to be damaged by gunfire.

According to Chief Lowery there is no information or evidence that anyone was struck or injured by the gunfire.

“The investigation is ongoing, and at present there is no further threat to the community or university,” Chief Lowery said.

NIU Today will publish additional information on the incident as it becmes available.