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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.

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.