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DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Police in DeKalb have arrested a suspect in connection with the firing of several shots off the campus of Northern Illinois University.

The gunfire happened early Saturday morning in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive, on the northwest side of DeKalb. It is not believed that anyone was hit by the bullets.

But police found several shell casings at the scene, and several parked cars appeared to be damaged.

NIU campus police say there does not appear to be any threat to the university.

Fans are in DeKalb Saturday for the Huskies’ football home opener against Tennessee-Martin, which was set to begin at 6 p.m.

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