Several people detained after reports of shots fired at the Oceanfront

Posted at 9:14 PM, Apr 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-10 21:59:52-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – ​Police responded to the Oceanfront Monday night after reports of shots being fired.

Around​ 7:41 p.m. police responded to a call for gunshots in the area of 17th Street and Atlantic Avenue.

When police arrived several individuals were seen fleeing the area.

Shell casings were found at the scene but no injuries were reported.

Police said several suspects were detained and one firearm was recovered.

No charges have been filed at this time.