Gunshots were reported to Evanston police at Custer Avenue and Oakton Street, just west of the South Boulevard stop on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Purple Line.

The report came in at 11:14 p.m. yesterday, and Evanston police immediately launched an investigation.

But after a thorough check of the area, the police said they found nothing. The incident was the sole entry on the day’s daily crime bulletin.

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Crime Bulletin (07Apr20)

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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