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Olathe police: Reports of shots fired at Old Settlers festival unsubstanitated

Posted: 9:03 AM, Sep 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-09 10:06:35-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Olathe police said reports of a shooting near downtown Saturday night were unsubstantiated.

Police said officers were made aware of a disturbance near the 100 block of North Kansas Avenue.

There were reports of shots fired in the area.

Officers who were working the Old Settlers festival and on-duty patrol officers went to the scene to investigate.

They found the reports of a shooting to be unfounded, police said Sunday.

They did find a woman who was injured in a fall.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.