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Woman believes she was victim of shooter who uses slingshot

Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 7:08 PM
Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 7:33 PM

Woman believes she was victim of shooter who uses slingshot

Nicole Miller was driving through Dayton on US Route 35 East when she heard her window shatter. 

This past Friday afternoon, Miller was driving home with her son from downtown when she heard a loud and shattering noise. 

She pulled off of 35 to check her vehicle where she found her whole window to be shattered out and completely gone. 

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Miller thought she got hit or something fell on the car, but after filing a report with Dayton Police, she realized it could be a slingshot that fired a ball bearing at her vehicle. 

This is where the projectile struck Nicole Miller's minivan. (Mike Campbell/Staff)

According to NewsCenter 7's Mike Campbell, this isn't the first time an accident has happened like this on US Route 35 in Dayton. 

Back in February 2018, two similar incidents also occurred, totaling to at least four that have been reported. 

Anyone with information about these attacks using a suspected slingshot, please call Mike Campbell at NewsCenter 7.

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