Police Blotter: Evanston man left unharmed after shots fired at him

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

A 24-year-old Evanston man reported an unidentified person shot at him in the 2000 block of Emerson Street on Monday night, police said.

Police responded to several shots fired calls at approximately 8:20 p.m., Evanston Police Department spokesman Perry Polinski said.

The man told police he was stepping out of a residence when the shots were fired, but he was not hit, Polinski said.

Several shell casings were found in the vicinity, Polinski added.

$3,000 speed tracker stolen from city pole

A city-owned digital speed tracker valued at $3,000 was reported stolen from a pole in the 2900 block of Payne Street early Monday morning, police said.

A 53-year-old city employee noticed the device was missing and reported it to police, Polinski said.

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated when the digital speed tracker was stolen. The exact time and date of the theft is still unknown. The Daily regrets the error.

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