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Shooting rattles Widefield residents


Last updated 10/27/2021 at 1:48pm

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A bullet hole inside a Widefield family's home.

Three juveniles and an adult were arrested following a drive-by shooting that hit a little close to home for residents in a Widefield neighborhood last weekend.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office (EPSO) received multiple reports of shots fired the evening of Oct. 22 in the vicinity of Empress Circle (near Quebec Street and Jersey Lane). Residents told this newspaper that bullets entered their home, narrowly missing their children by as little as a foot. They asked to remain anonymous for their safety.

One woman said her family heard the shooters "empty a whole clip of bullets." Her son w...

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