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Drive-by in Lemon Grove

Bullet holes in stucco; near-victims no help to investigators

Sheriff's deputies in Lemon Grove are searching for leads in an attempted drive-by shooting on yesterday afternoon (Oct. 26) that left neighbors terrified and the presumptive victims tight-lipped.

Deputies were called to the 3600 block of Olive Street shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. A neighbor had called to report that two black males in a red compact car who had pulled up to a nearby residence were shouting what seemed to be gang-related taunts; they reportedly fired several shots at the home.

Several other block residents confirmed the frightened neighbor's story, and several shell casings and a single bullet were recovered from the scene. None of the bullets penetrated the home's interior walls, though one bullet hole was found in the stucco just below a front window.

The residents of the home were mostly uncooperative with detectives' questioning, and an investigation is ongoing.

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Sheriff's deputies in Lemon Grove are searching for leads in an attempted drive-by shooting on yesterday afternoon (Oct. 26) that left neighbors terrified and the presumptive victims tight-lipped.

Deputies were called to the 3600 block of Olive Street shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. A neighbor had called to report that two black males in a red compact car who had pulled up to a nearby residence were shouting what seemed to be gang-related taunts; they reportedly fired several shots at the home.

Several other block residents confirmed the frightened neighbor's story, and several shell casings and a single bullet were recovered from the scene. None of the bullets penetrated the home's interior walls, though one bullet hole was found in the stucco just below a front window.

The residents of the home were mostly uncooperative with detectives' questioning, and an investigation is ongoing.

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This is why we should teach gun safety and marksmanship in public schools. The neighbors would not have to worry so much about stray rounds, and the players will take care of each other. How about some more Government handouts? Bullets are cheaper than incarceration..

Oct. 28, 2014

Pistols make great stocking stuffers.

Oct. 28, 2014

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