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Extra security being retained after shots fired at Mid-South Corn Maze

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- "It was like three times, actually, like 'Boom, boom, boom.'"

Witnesses described hearing three gunshots Saturday night around 10:30, just yards from the entrance to the Mid-South Corn Maze.

"Somebody could have been hurt or killed, even firing weapons up into the air," said Earle Farrell with the Shelby County Sheriff`s Office.

Thankfully no one was hurt, but Agricenter International, the non-profit that owns the event grounds, said they're taking every possible precaution, asking the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for extra patrols Friday and Saturday nights.

"We want to make sure we provide the greatest amount of security we can and we want to make sure everybody has a great time," said John Butler.

The Agricenter said those patrols should remain for the next two weeks, but they said their commitment to security extends beyond that.

"It`s 1,000 acres and we have multiple entry and exit points, and so just kind of look at how we`re controlling that as well."

As for the shooting itself, plenty of people who heard gunshots, but no one's coming forward to say they saw who may have fired the shots.

"We know at least one because somebody fired three shots, but they were all the same caliber, so 1 gun as far as we know at this point."

Some have speculated this may be gang-related, but the Sheriff's Office said there's no evidence of that at this point.