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Gunshot strikes house on Hwy 97 in Redmond
Released by: Lt. Mike Biondi
Occurred: The evening of 090715/090815 at around midnight
Location: 8300 Block of S. Hwy 97 in Redmond (Near milepost 127)
On 090715 at about 1 p.m. residents in the 8300 Block of Hwy 97 reported locating a bullet hole in the side of their residence. Upon arrival, deputies learned from the reporting parties that they heard three gunshots from the area of Hwy 97 (to the west of their residence) at around midnight. During the morning of 090715 they noticed the damage to the house and called dispatch.
Based on the investigation and information received at the scene, deputies learned at least one large buck has been seen frequenting the area near the residence. It is believed the gunshots may have come from someone who attempted to shoot the buck illegally.
It is not believed there is any immediate safety concern to the public as a result of this incident.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office through dispatch at 541-693-6911.