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Springfield police are investigating a shots fired incident that was reported early Thursday morning, according to a police report.

Officers responded around 1:40 a.m. to the 700 block of East Street in reference to shots fired.

When crews arrived, the victim told them “that someone fired a gun at her house and broke the kitchen window,” the report says.

Officers found three rounds that had been fired into the house, along with one shell casing in the kitchen’s dining chair and two shell casing in the road on Summer Street just north of the victim’s house.

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According to the report, there were several items damaged after the shots were fired, including the double pane window in the kitchen, the siding above the kitchen window, the frame of the cabinet, the dining chair and numerous holes in the walls.

The house was occupied by three children sleeping on the couch in the room next to the kitchen, according to the report, but no one was injured.

No arrests have been made.

Springfield police continue their investigation into this incident.