WESTPORT — Reports of gun shots fired from a vehicle driving through the Saugatuck area Tuesday night are being investigated by police.

The incident took place about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday when the emergency dispatch center began receiving “911” calls reporting “multiple” shots fired in the area of Saugatuck Avenue and Franklin Street, police said in a statement released early Wednesday.

Officers were immediately dispatched to the area, where witnesses reported hearing gun shots fired from a “nondescript” white vehicle that was spotted traveling north on Franklin Street, then north on Saugatuck Avenue and turning west on Sunrise Road, police said.

Sunrise Road, between Saugatuck Avenue and Indian Hill Road, was closed to traffic as police investigating the incident set up a perimeter around the area.

There were no reports of injuries or immediate arrests.

Police are asking for the public’s help with the continuing investigation. 

In particular, Saugatuck area residents are asked to review surveillance camera footage and to report any suspicious activity that may relate to the incident to: the Police Department’s Detective Bureau at 203-341-6080, the police tip line at 203-520-3831, or Detective John Lauria (dlauria@westportct.gov).