Stray bullet striking Mobile elementary school leaves parents angry and concerned

ByTommie C. Curtis

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Mobile, Ala. (WALA) -Cellular Law enforcement are trying to figure out who fired a shot in Theodore previous 7 days.

The bullet shattered a window at an elementary college, though lessons were being in session.

But here’s some thing additional upsetting, several moms and dads telling FOX 10 Information no a person informed them anything at all about it and they’re angry.

We’re advised a faculty nurse listened to the window shatter but no one was hit.

Law enforcement say it is unlikely the university was the intended focus on, but some parents choosing up their youngsters Monday afternoon, didn’t even know it occurred.

“No, I didn’t even know. My little ones advised me that it happened, college didn’t notify me,” Rebecca Tyler claimed, who has two young children that show up at Burroughs Elementary.

Tyler is a tiny irritated and she isn’t by yourself.

“Mainly I was wondering why I was not advised that a thing like that took place and they didn’t notify the mother and father that it transpired,” Tyler explained. “Like there was no letter, no telephone call, no very little.”

Many other parents, who did not want to discuss on digital camera, say the exact same thing.

Neighbors who dwell in the space say it is terrifying that anything like this could happen in a location where people need to be safe and sound.

Deapolis King lives down the avenue from the school and is a involved parent.

“You obtained minimal youngsters that go to university there and it could’ve hit anyone child,” King mentioned. “If my child would’ve been there I would’ve been very anxious, and my kid does go to a university in Mobile County.”

Other neighbors who reside about the school say they have been sitting at home when the shots had been fired.

Both Harley and Faye Curtis were shocked when they observed out.

“It’s truly stunning to hear that some thing like that could happen at a elementary school, there’s youngsters there and our dwelling is correct subsequent to it,” Harley Curtis explained. “So they say it was a stray bullet, that stray bullet could’ve been in our window.”

“I would be upset, worried for the children and would like to know who was included? Are they making an attempt to find, I know they’re striving to locate out who did this, but it is a shame. It can make it frightening for the kids,” Faye Curtis reported.

The college program despatched a quick assertion, it reads….

”On Friday afternoon, a stray bullet from the community pierced a window in the workplace constructing at Burroughs. No learners were being in the making, and there have been no accidents. Cell Law enforcement are investigating.”

FOX 10 News requested if the university went on any type of lockdown, or if moms and dads have been notified on Friday but did not get a response.

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