Shots fired into empty apartment in Maplewood; 17 spent casings found

On Sunday on about 11 p.m. Maplewood police officers responded to a report of multiple gunshots fired in the 7400 block of Commonwealth Avenue.

According to the police department when the officers arrived, they discovered that someone had fired several rounds into an unoccupied apartment. Some of the shots traveled through the walls into an adjacent apartment to the rear, which was occupied by the residents.

Police recovered 17 spent 9 mm shell casings at the scene, and Maplewood police detectives are investigating. No one was injured during the incident.

A resident told 40 South a baby and teenager live in the apartment, also that it took place at Greenwood and Commonwealth, which is an MRH bus stop.

See also: 2nd shooting occurred on Commonwealth Avenue on Sunday: police

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