are investigating what appears to be a bullet or BB hole in the front window
of a residence in the 1800 block of West Porter Ave.
police, at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, one of the homeowners heard “what he
believed to be a gunshot.” On investigation, he discovered a hole in the
front pane of his double-paned window--approximately 1/3’’ to 1/2’’ in
diameter--with spiderweb-cracking around it.
failed to penetrate the second pane but shards from the first had fallen
between the two, police said.
A search in the
glass and front yard failed to produce the projectile in question.
“The bullet strike
appeared as though it might have been a BB pellet or air-soft round fired
from a similar type weapon,” police said.
The victims “stated
that they have no known enemies in the neighborhood and have only lived in
the residence for approximately one year,” police noted. “They have good
relationships with neighbors and couldn’t think of any reason why their
residence would be targeted.”
No estimate of
damage was available.