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Police Investigating Juniper Street Drive-By Shooting

Police Investigating Juniper Street Drive-By Shooting

Tommy Murphy
Staff Writer

LaGrange Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on Juniper Street where gunshots barely missed a pair of victims.

Saturday night about 11:42 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Juniper Street in reference to reports of gunshots fired into an occupied vehicle.

Officers arrived and met with an adult and juvenile, who reported that they had been sitting in a vehicle outside a residence when a dark colored four-door vehicle pulled alongside them and began firing multiple gunshots into their vehicle.

The gunshots narrowly missed the victims inside the vehicle and no injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The unknown suspect was only described as an approximately 18-year-old bi-racial male with bushy hair.

This incident is still under active investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigation Section.

If anyone has any information on this incident, please contact the La-Grange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Anonymous tips can be left with the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips may also be submitted to the LaGrange Police Department via Facebook.

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