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Milford Police Investigate Drive-by Shooting

An unoccupied vehicle parked on Oliver Street, near Water Street, was shot multiple times late Tuesday.

Milford Police are investigating a drive-by shooting, in which two males were observed in a dark sedan shooting a vehicle on Oliver Street multiple times.

The men turned the corner on to Water Street, and sped off toward Prospect Street, police were told by witnesses.

No one was injured in the shooting, reported about 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The vehicle that was damaged, a Nissan Maxima, had bullet holes in the rear. Responding officers found seven spent shell-casings on the ground, said Police Lt. James Falvey.

No motive has been determined, he said Wednesday.

Police detectives interviewed the male owner of the targeted vehicle, but he has told police he does not know why it happened, Falvey said.

State Police are assisting by processing the vehicle for evidence.

Live and In Color February 07, 2013 at 01:04 AM
Are the comments disabled?
Danu February 07, 2013 at 01:15 PM
Don't forget the Gulf gas shootings on rt 85. That wasn't solved either.
Mary MacDonald February 07, 2013 at 02:02 PM
Hi Live, no the comments weren't disabled. If you posted a comment and it didn't get through, let me know. We do have spam filters, but they usually don't catch comments sent to one site only. And Danu, Granite Gulf had an armed robbery, and shots were fired, but no one was shot.
Mary MacDonald February 07, 2013 at 02:44 PM
Live, I just got a few emails from people saying their comments aren't appearing, or they can't see the comments on a story. It is a Patch issue and they're working on it. Thanks for letting me know there was a problem... hopefully will be fixed soon!
Mark Cain February 07, 2013 at 10:32 PM
Ya, the Guy didn't know why someone just picked his car and shot it up. OK

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