MANCHESTER — Police were investigating a report of shots fired Thursday night near the intersection of Pennacook and Chestnut streets.

According to Manchester police, officers responded to the area of Pennacook and Chestnut streets around 7:07 p.m. Thursday night after receiving 911 calls reporting gunshots were heard.

Upon arrival police found spent shell casings near a Pennacook Street residence. Detectives were at the scene around 8:15 p.m. Thursday, and the investigation is ongoing.

Police said no injuries were reported. Police said they believe this is an isolated incident, but no further information was available Thursday night.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Manchester police at 668-8711.

Paul Feely is the City Hall reporter for the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News. Reach him at