No injuries were reported this week in two shootings reported at a home the 2900 block of Birmingham Court, north of Bear Creek, according to Merced police.
The first incident was reported at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Officers responded to a call of shots fired. The occupants of the home said an unknown suspect had shot at their residence, and officers found bullet holes in the front windows of the house, and several shell casings in the street in front of the structure, police said.
Nine people were inside at the time of the shooting, five of whom were children. Witnesses said a male wearing all dark clothes approached the home on foot from Hansen Avenue and fired five or six times at the residence. The shooter fled eastbound on foot on Hansen Avenue.