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Sheller Road shooters miss intended targets

Since last Friday the Sunnyside Police Department has received three reports of shots fired and a report of a weapon displayed in an attempt to threaten an individual.

Just before 6 p.m. Friday a resident in the 1800 block of Sheller Road reported a drive-by shooting. Five shots were reported fired. Police responded to the call and found no one was injured as a result of the gunfire. Those at the scene were unable to provide suspect information to police.

At about 7:45 p.m. on Friday a call from the Sunnyside McDonald's was received. The caller said three male suspects threatened a customer and as the suspects were leaving, one displayed a weapon. Police were unable to locate the victim or suspects.

Shots were reported fired in the 1400 block of East Ida Belle Avenue this past Saturday at about 1:45 p.m. Police investigating the call were unable to locate evidence of gunfire in the area.

Officers were also unable to locate evidence of gunfire after receiving a report of a gunshot in the 1200 block of Heffron Street this morning (Tuesday).

Officers have also since last Friday responded to six theft reports and two burglary calls.

A 1999 Honda Prelude was reported stolen from the 3400 block of Picard Place and a stereo was reported stolen from another vehicle there last Friday. Calves were reported stolen from a residence in the 900 block of Thornton Road Saturday, and a stereo was reported stolen from a vehicle at Walmart Sunday. Early this morning a resident in the 900 block of NW Crescent Avenue reported seeing a vehicle on his property and he believed two men were taking items from the property. Officers found the men were with a utility company, switching out equipment.

Several items were also reported stolen in a burglary in the 1200 block of South Sixth Street Sunday, as well as a burglary in the 200 block of SW Crescent Avenue yesterday.

Officers also have responded to five 9-1-1 hang-up calls, 12 automatic alarms, three animal problems, 14 suspicious activity calls, 27 traffic calls and a death investigation. Officers provided six agency assists and served an arrest warrant.

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