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Shots fired into Kill Devil Hills home

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Posted at 3:16 PM, Sep 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-16 15:16:24-04

Kill Devil Hills, NC – The Kill Devil Hills Police Department is investigating a shooting incident at a home on Burns Drive, police tell NewsChannel 3.

It happened on Monday, September 16, 2013. At around 12:30 a.m., residents heard what they thought were fireworks.

Around 6:26 a.m., the residents discovered bullet holes in the exterior walls and the door leading into the downstairs living area of their home, police say.

Multiple shots were fired; at least five struck the building and one struck a vehicle parked in the driveway. Two of the bullets penetrated through the door, an interior wall, and into a downstairs bedroom that was occupied.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling is a “Class E felony”, police say.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are available.