Bullet Fired Into Elderly Woman’s Home

Authorities are looking for an individual who fired a gun into the home of an elderly Benson woman on Tuesday landing inside.

The 86 year-old woman said she was at her home on Aquilla Road on Tuesday when she discovered a broken glass window and later the bullet lodged in her couch.  The victim said she didn’t hear the gunshot. Officers said the incident happened sometime between 10:00am and 8:00pm.

Johnston County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell said it appears the projectile was fired from some distance away from the residence.  The victim was not harmed.

Anyone with information about the shooting incident is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000.