Salem police are investigating a shooting that damaged a duplex on the city’s east side early Wednesday.

Police recovered several cartridge casings in the 1700 block of Ellis Court about midnight, according to a news release from the city. One bullet struck an unoccupied rental property.

Police said they believe the shooting is related to an earlier shooting involving a tenant of the duplex.

On June 29, police found a nearby house had been hit by gunshots.

Nobody was reported injured in either shooting.

Anyone with information can call police at 375-3083.

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Henri Gendreau covers crime in Roanoke and the surrounding area.

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