Shooting in Youngsville leaves bullets in residents homes

Posted at 9:56 PM, Apr 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-10 22:56:03-04

Several Youngsville residents are still in shock after someone pulled into a trailer park and started shooting. Some of those bullets hitting peoples homes. The shooting took place early Tuesday morning a the corner of Cynthia and Dula Streets. 

Some residents said they watched the shooting take place from their bedroom windows. One resident, Rebecca Bass, said she didn’t see the shooting take place, but she later found evidence of the shooting in her home. 

"I got halfway through my living room and then a second shot was fired and then I was like ‘that’s not fireworks, that’s bullets.’ Then thereafter it was steadily…," Bass said. 

Bass said her initial reaction was to make sure her children were safe. After the shots stopped, she then learned her house was hit by those bullets. 

"So we were trying to find out where it came from, and that’s of course where we found in the pantry that there was a hole," Bass said. 

The initial bullet went through her pantry, hit her fridge, and bounced off her window. One bullet also hit Bass’ parents house, who live next door. Other neighbors, Christal Phillips and Lacy Amos, said they were happy no one was hurt. 

"I looked out my window and they had a truck backed into my neighbor’s yard. He started unloading the gun, at the time I didn’t know what was going on. I just heard the guns shots," Phillips said. 

"I’m scared for their safety because this never happened back here before. We moved out of the hood to come to a safer environment to raise my kids and its happening back here and it don’t make no sense," Amos said.

Bass said she is looking to repair the bullet holes in her home. Other neighbors saying they are looking for somewhere else to live.