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Six people were arrested early this morning after police received reports of shots being fired on Hillcrest Avenue in Nanaimo.

The incident occurred around 6:40 a.m. Monday, January 17th in the 300 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Multiple Nanaimo RCMP officers rushed to the in question, which police say is known to them.

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The six adults were arrested without incident and remain in custody.

There were no reported injuries from the shots fired.

The residence has been secured pending a warrant and search of the premises.

No confirmation has been released on whether or not shots were indeed fired.

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