Last updated: August 20. 2014 10:43AM - 2671 Views
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LaGrange police are investigating an incident in which a vehicle was struck by gunfire late Tuesday evening.

The vehicle, belonging to a Fannin Street man, was shot multiple times in the driver’s side, rear bumper and trunk, according to police reports. No injuries were reported.

The shooting occured shorting before 11 p.m. in the area of Pool Mill Street near Cary Street. The driver heard the gunfire and fled the area, returning to his home. The man did not report the shooting to police until several hours later, telling police he thought he needed to contact his car insurance company before reporting the incident to police.

The victim told police he did not know why he’d been the target of the shooting, and that he’d had no previous altercations or arguments with anyone.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by texting 274637 (“CRIMES”) and using the keyword “LAGRANGE.”

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