Bullet holes and Molotov cocktail found outside of Albany home
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:47:48 GMT —
Albany police are investigating after early morning gunfire erupted outside of a home on West Lincoln Avenue.
Officers say they responded to the home shortly receiving a call from one of the seven residents.
The resident told police that the occupants were asleep when the gunfire started and later heard something hit the front door.
"It could have been a lot worse, we could have got burned down, somebody could have got shot in the house," said Sonya Dawson, who was sleeping inside the home when shots were fired.
After searching the area, officers say they found several gunshot holes in a vehicle outside and an unexploded Molotov cocktail that had been thrown against the home.
Investigators say that the Molotov cocktail did break, but did not burn.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
This is the second time in two years the home has been the target of a Molotov cocktail attack.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.