Multiple gunshots hit house in Kill Devil Hills

By on September 16, 2013

At least five bullets hit the house. (Kill Devil Hills Police Department)

At least five bullets hit the house. (KDH Police Department)

A home in Kill Devil Hills was hit by gunfire early Monday morning, with two bullets striking a wall in an occupied bedroom.

Police say the incident happened at 213 Burns Drive around 12:30 a.m., when residents heard what they thought were fireworks.

According to a police statement, the residents discovered bullet holes in the outside walls and the door leading into the downstairs living area around 6:26 a.m.

At least five struck the home, with two traveling through a door and interior wall into a downstairs bedroom. Another bullet hit a vehicle parked in the driveway.

The incident is still under investigation, and police would not say what evidence they had collected or identify a motive for the shooting.

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