- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) - Police in Cincinnati are investigating a series of shots fired over the past week at the city’s largest building.

Authorities closed a downtown tunnel for investigations after shots were fired after business hours Monday night at the Great American Tower, The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (https://cin.ci/15EVqhn ). Police say it’s the fourth time in the last week that someone has shot and hit windows of the building complex.

Nighttime security personnel have been the only occupants during the shootings, and no one has been injured, police said. The investigation is ongoing and police have made no arrests.

Authorities said they’re working with building representatives on security measures, but don’t plan on imposing restrictions on employees.

WCPO-TV reported (https://bit.ly/1uwMXTI ) a spokesman with American Financial Group, one of the tower’s tenants, said additional steps are being taken to ensure employees’ safety.

Other tenants of the 41-story, 665-foot tower include Insight Global, Key Bank and Lafayette Life Insurance.

Investigators said they believe the shots came from Fort Washington Way, and that a handgun was likely used. Police also said they believe the same person is responsible for all of the shootings.

Cincinnati Police Capt. Michael Neville told media at an early morning news conference Tuesday that while no one was injured, police are concerned for the people that work in the building and the damage it’s doing to the city as a whole.

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