Bullet fired through window of family's home in Elmont, Long Island

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, January 23, 2017

ELMONT, Long Island (WABC) -- Police on Long Island are investigating after a bullet was fired through the bedroom window of a home.

According to Nassau County police, the incident happened Sunday night on Renfrew Avenue in Elmont.

A 51-year-old woman, 52-year-old man and an 11-year-old boy heard what sounded like gunshots outside the front of their residence.

Further investigation revealed a bullet hole was present in a bedroom window.

The bullet created an additional hole through the bedroom wall and ended up going into an adjacent closet, police said.

No one was injured.

Investigators believe a dark or black colored SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee was involved, as it was seen fleeing the area immediately following the gunshots.

It is believed to have been a random act and the occupants of the home were not targeted, according to police.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.