Binghamton police were called to the city's North Side after several gunshots were fired.

The incident occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday on Morgan Street in a neighborhood a short distance from the Binghamton Plaza.

City police officers and Broome County sheriff's deputies sealed off a block between Chenango Street and Moffatt Avenue.

A police canine unit on State Street following a reported shooting in the neighborhood. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

A woman who lives near the scene said she heard more than three gunshots. She said an eastbound vehicle then sped down Morgan Street before turning onto Brandywine Street.

The woman said moments later, some people - including a man with a baseball bat - got into a van and drove from the scene.

Detective Captain Cory Minor said the gunshots were fired outside. He would not comment on the number of shots or on any evidence investigators have recovered.

Binghamton police and Broome County Sheriff's Office investigators at the scene of a reported shooting incident on Morgan Street on September 10, 2020. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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