South St. Paul police ask neighbors for surveillance video after home hit by gunfire

An investigation is underway in South St. Paul after police say a home was hit by gunfire.

According to South St. Paul police, officers were called to the 1200 block of Dwane Street at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday after they received several reports of shots fired, and another person saying their home was shot at.

Officers did find firearm cases, as well as a home that had been hit.

No one was reported injured and police said it doesn’t appear to be a random attack.

The department is asking residents in the shaded area below — between Thompson Avenue and Fourth Street North as well as 15th and 10th avenues north — to review any available surveillance footage between 10:20 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. Wednesday and check for anything that could help police. Anything of interest can be sent to Investigator Matt Case at or at 651-554-3311.

South St. Paul police are asking anyone who lives in the shaded area to review surveillance footage for anything that could help police find the person responsible for shots fired Wednesday night.

A large police presence could still be seen around midnight in the area. A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer also saw evidence markers on the street, and a State Patrol airplane flying overhead.

Multiple police departments responded to the call, including West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights and the State Patrol, however, the South St. Paul Police Department is leading the investigation.

No other details were immediately available.