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Bullets hit Northampton County Juvenile Justice Center, cars in Easton

Easton shooting

EASTON, Pa. - Shots rang out on Ferry Street in Easton early Saturday morning, striking the Northampton County Juvenile Justice Center and two cars.

Police said the shots were fired around 2:25 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Ferry Street.

No one was injured.

Several shell casings were found and two firearms were recovered.

At this point, no suspects have been identified. Police are asking anyone with information to call 610-250-6780 or the anonymous tip line at 610-250-6635.

Just two weeks earlier, police investigated a similar incident about a half-mile away in the 1100 block of Elm Street.

It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday, March 29. Police said witnesses reported seeing a vehicle -- possibly a newer 4-door white Nissan Maxima -- driving east on Elm Street when a person or persons in the car fired several shots into the air.

No one was injured and no property was damaged in that incident.

Police did find several shell casings in the area.

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