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UPDATE: Kids playing with air pistols prompt report of shots fired in Quincy

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Police vehicles parked down the hill from 1833 S. 30th Street, where police are investigating a report of shots fired at the address (Photo/WGEM News) Police vehicles parked down the hill from 1833 S. 30th Street, where police are investigating a report of shots fired at the address (Photo/WGEM News)
An Adams County Sheriff's Deputy stands at 2900 Woodside Drive. Authorities have closed several streets surrounding 1833 S. 30th Street. (Photo/WGEM News) An Adams County Sheriff's Deputy stands at 2900 Woodside Drive. Authorities have closed several streets surrounding 1833 S. 30th Street. (Photo/WGEM News)
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -

Quincy police say an initial report of shots fired at 1833 S. 30th turned out to be kids playing with air pistols.

Police have now cleared the scene and traffic has been reopened near the intersection of South 30th and Woodside Drive.

At least six police cars responded on the scene, including the emergency response team. Officers were seen armed and in full riot gear at one time.

Quincy police say no one was inside the house.

30th Street in the surrounding neighborhood was closed to through traffic for nearly 90 minutes. Woodside Drive was closed as far as the 2900 block.

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