Yukon police investigate drive-by shooting

Bullets hit house, no injuries reported

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By Robert Medley
Managing Editor

Yukon police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left damage to a home but no injuries to anyone who lived there, Maj. Matt Fairchild said.

A home in the 700 block of Eastridge Drive was hit by multiple rounds of gunfire. The case is being investigated as a shooting with intent to kill attempt.

It was reported to police about 10 a.m. Saturday, March 20.

Police have talked to a number of witnesses about the shooting. The name of the person who lives at the house was not reported.

A police officer from Yukon was called to the home Saturday morning, March 20 about gunshots that had hit the front windows of the house on Eastridge Drive, according to a Yukon police report.

Police were told the gunfire erupted about 6 a.m., but it was not reported until 9:55 a.m., almost four hours later.

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A person who made a report said the damage to the house was not noticed for several hours.

An officer who arrived reported finding shell casing lying in the street Saturday morning.

There were several bullet holes in the window and surrounding brick wall of the house, according to the police report.

Police entered the home but found no one there, the report states. Detectives arrived to try to determine what had happened.

Fairchild said the incident remains under investigation. Motives for the gunshots being fired have not been determined, Fairchild said Friday. The target of the gunfire has not been determined, he said.

Anyone with information about the crime can call Yukon police at (405) 354-1711 or call 911.

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