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Chesterfield Police step up patrols at Magnolia Green after reports of gunfire

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CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

Chesterfield Police are now confirming reports of a stray bullet that teenagers say whizzed by their heads this weekend.

Teens playing basketball at the Magnolia Green subdivision said shots rang out. They say a bullet nearly missed hitting them while they were playing on the court.

One boy found what he thought was the bullet and turned it in to police. Investigators now say it's definitely a bullet, and police are increasing patrols in the neighborhood.

Residents there are pushing for tougher laws on stray gunfire.

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