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Car shot while taking kids to school Friday morning
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Car shot while taking kids to school Friday morning


WATERLOO – A car taking children to school was struck by a bullet in a shooting Friday morning.

The projectile skipped off the edge of the vehicle’s roof, and the occupants of the vehicle —- the mother dressed for work and her two children who appeared to be grade school and middle school aged —- weren’t injured, according to police.

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The shooting happened around 7:30 a.m. near the woman’s home as she drove through an alley behind the 800 block Riehl Street. Only a single bullet was fired, police said.

No arrests have been made in the shooting.

The shooting is the second incident of gunfire in a matter hours.

Around 2 a.m. Friday, a man with gunshot wound to his ankle was found in the area of West Fourth Street and Kimball Avenue.


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