While officials continue investigating a call of shots fired at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, state police revealed new details into the case.
State police responded to the university Tuesday morning after campus police reported finding shell casings near the Phi Beta Epsilon house.
MIT police revisited the area after they received a call of shots fired at approximately 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. Officials responded to the scene after the initial call, but did not find any evidence, according to state police.
State Troopers and MIT police found several other casings and determined that two windows, a tree and an unoccupied car were struck by the rounds.
Officials interviewed several potential witnesses, the owner of the car struck and also reviewed surveillance footage. They checked nearby hospitals to see if any victims were that of shooting, but to no avail.
Students were surprised to wake up to the investigation Tuesday morning.
"It doesn’t seem like the place people would really target... especially MIT in general. It's usually very safe, MIT Police always around," MIT junior Anthony Cheng told NBC10 Boston.
Officials are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call MIT police at 617-253-2996.