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Germantown girl shot at with 20 rubber bullets whereas strolling canine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A Germantown girl mentioned she was strolling her canine early Saturday morning when she was shot at with rubber bullets.

Kristin Hepperla and her canine Maisy have lived at LC Germantown off Second Avenue for 3 years. A stroll has by no means been a fear till Saturday when a automobile pulled up subsequent to her on Second Avenue.

“I simply assumed it was an Uber,” Hepperla mentioned. “I made word of the automobile however didn’t assume something of it.

“Then, unexpectedly, earlier than I knew it, one thing was hitting my face.”

Hepperla remembers listening to a loud popping sound.

“I circled and I screamed ‘Ow!’ after which they stored going,” Hepperla mentioned. “They hit me most likely like 20 instances.”

Hepperla mentioned she filed a police report. Police mentioned hers was the one incident of the type reported that night time, however that incident now leaves bodily marks.

“There have been welts up and down the facet of my face,” she mentioned. “Sort of underneath my chin, on my chest. It hit me all down the facet, my again and my arm. I used to be sporting a hoodie although, so these ones weren’t so predominant.”

Hepperla mentioned she by no means acquired take a look at the shooters, however she is going to make certain she presses costs.

“I solely acquired a glimpse of the automobile, which doesn’t assist a lot for my sake,” Hepperla mentioned. “It’s not humorous and it’s assault on the finish of the day.”

If it’s late, darkish and canine homeowners should take their canine out, attempt to use an inside space, like a canine park at an condominium complicated. If homeowners should go for a stroll late at night time, stroll with one other particular person.

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