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Carrollton Police investigating after shots fired at building, officials say

Authorities said no officers were injured.
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CARROLLTON, Texas — The Carrollton Police Department is asking for the public's help after they said someone shot at the building Thursday morning.

Authorities said around 4:40 a.m., someone in a car passing by fired shots at the police department building off E. Jackson Road. Public Information Manager Jolene DeVito said officers were in the parking lot at the time of the incident but no one was hit. 

Police closed the area surrounding the police department while detectives, working with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire, recovered evidence. Police said they ultimately recovered eight shell casings in the area.

Now, police are asking for any residents or businesses in the area, especially on Scott Mill Road, to check their security cameras for any passing cars - or any suspicious activity - between 4 and 5 a.m. Thursday.

Anyone with video or information is asked to call (972) 466-3333 or email CrimeTips@CityofCarrollton.com.

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