Local officers search downtown area for armed man

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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple police closed off some downtown-area streets Wednesday as they searched for an armed man.

The search began after officers responded to a report of gunfire in the area.

Police established a perimeter in the between North 2nd and North 6th Streets and Downs and French Avenues during the search, which came up empty.

The streets are again open to traffic.

The man for whom police are looking is black.

He was shirtless and was wearing black shorts.

No one was injured.

Officers cleared the scene at around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday.