Police investigating fire, shots fired in northeastern Colorado Springs

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Police are investigating a fire and a shots fired incident in northeastern Colorado Springs Monday night. 

Police said around 11:10 p.m., they were called to investigate a fire that had been set outside of an apartment on Morning Sun Avenue, which is in the area of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard. The fire caused minimal damage and was extinguished quickly, according to police. 

While officers were on the scene, they heard several gunshots nearby. No injuries were reported. Police are still trying to determine if the gunshots were associated with the fire. 

Police are still investigating the cause of the fire and of the gunshots. 

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