Bullet hits bedroom where children sleeping

August 2, 2013

Altus Police are investigating a shooting incident that was reported at approximately 12:20 a.m. this morning in the 1000 block of Hickory Street.

The victim told police that he and other family members were outside when three black males began shooting in their direction. The three black males had approached the area and were standing in the street several houses away from where the victim lives. Several shots were fired in their direction, one of which struck the residence. After the shooting, the suspects ran from the area.

There were no injuries reported but one bullet traveled into a bedroom where children were asleep at the time. The victim and witnesses could provide no other description to police other than the suspects being black males. This investigation into this shooting continues.