2 homes hit by gunfire; Fayetteville police find expended bullet on child’s bed

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Fayetteville detectives are investigating reports of shots fired into two homes on Jeff Davis Place during the early morning hours of Feb. 2

Fayetteville Police Department spokesperson Ann Marie Burnett said one of the incidents was reported on the 200-block of Jeff Davis Place off North Jeff Davis Drive at approximately 1:30 a.m.

The resident told officers what was thought to be gunshots were heard, and finding what looked like small bullet holes through a window and in a wall.

Officers found one bullet hole in a window and one in an adjacent wall, Burnett said.

A second call to police came at approximately 5 a.m. from a resident on the 300-block of Jeff Davis Place, with the resident reporting having heard two “pops,” Burnett said.

Burnett said a bullet travelled through a wall and a closet and was found on a child’s bed.

Burnett said both incidents are under investigation.