If you live near a rural area and were awakened by shots fired this morning, you aren't alone and probably shouldn't worry.
But doves should.
Dove-hunting season opened today at dawn and runs through Sept. 15.
Several law enforcement agencies were getting reports of shots fired shortly after daybreak from communities bordering rural areas. Law-enforcement officials say the shots-fired calls were related to the start of dove season.
A second round of dove hunting runs between Nov. 12 and Dec. 26.