Smithfield Home, Car Damaged By Gunfire

Smithfield Police are investigating a shooting incident that left a home and a car damaged by gunfire.   Officers responded to the home of a 73 year-old woman on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Saturday.  The victim said she had been away for several hours. When she returned she discovered a window to her Chrysler passenger car had been shot out.

Officers at the scene also discovered a bullet had struck the side of her residence while she was away.

Police believe the shooting happened sometime between 7:15pm Friday and 12:30am Saturday.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Smithfield Police Department at 919-934-2121 or the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.