LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after they received unconfirmed reports of shots fired near two Louisville schools, according to Metrosafe dispatchers.

Dispatchers tell us someone reported hearing shots fired in the area of Dixie Elementary School and Valley High School, near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Ashby Lane.

There are no reports of any victims or injuries at this time -- and Metrosafe cannot confirm that any shots were fired.

Both schools have been placed on heightened security as a precaution, according to Jefferson County Public Schools spokeswoman Allison Martin.

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