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Shooter Taking Aim At Vehicles Along Collin County Highway

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ANNA (CBSDFW.COM) - A warning for people in Collin County, police are looking for the person who is shooting at drivers. Most recently, two vehicles were shot at as they traveled along Highway 5.

Police are now asking people to check their cars for damage. One woman's passenger window was blown out -- her seat stopped the bullet. But sometimes the damage isn't that obvious.

The person or persons are taking aim at vehicles in the city of Anna. As it stands, investigators have received at least four reports from drivers between Anna and the city of Melissa and there could be more.

Doug Page was driving on the highway when he heard a crack on the side of his car. Police think the vehicles may have been hit by a pellet or small caliber bullet since none of the rounds penetrated the doors or body of the vehicles. "I'm just glad it didn't go a couple inches higher," he said. "If it had, it may have gotten the window and gotten me."

Anna Police Department Lieutenant Jeff Caponera said, "Check your cars. If you did hear a big pop or something, the chances are it could have been the result of this incident rather than a rock from the construction."

Police believe the shooter may have been hiding in nearby tree lines.

So far, no people have been injured, there's only been damage to vehicles. Police have increased patrols in the area.

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