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More than 40 motorists now claim their vehicles hit by pellets on I-680 in Fremont area

Original post made on May 14, 2009

More than 40 people have now reported their vehicles were shot with a BB gun within the past month on Interstate Highway 680 in the Fremont area, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Trent Cross said Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 5:40 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Terry Walters
a resident of Castlewood Heights
on May 14, 2009 at 6:29 pm

Wow! This is very serious. Why did it take so long for it to become public? I would have liked to have known sooner. I travel that way often. It sounds like teenagers. They don't understand how serious their actions are. Hope they make an arrest soon. What is wrong with people these days. Why do we always want to hurt each other? I just don't get it.

Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 14, 2009 at 6:33 pm

They understand how serious their actions are and they enjoy doing it. They are young criminals.

Hopefully, they will be caught or somebody will shoot back and take one of the kids out and then all hell will break loose.

I say shoot back when fired upon.

Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 14, 2009 at 6:36 pm

If somebody puts up some serious money and it's announced on TV, a person in on the know will show up for the reward!

Maybe somebody will have to die first before the criminals are caught?

Posted by Pleasanton resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 20, 2009 at 7:38 pm

I travel this way on a daily basis. I'm glad I read this. The thing about the area where most of the shots are supposedly coming from, is an area where the freeway is lower than the adjacent neighborhood so the perps are likely firing from a position where they can be spotted more opposed to other sections of 680 where this could practically be done from one's bedroom window.

When the perps get caught - and they almost assuredly will if they stupidly keep this up - they will be facing some serious hard time, and crimes like these are usually committed by kids who were just in it for some laughs and never considered jail as a realistic outcome of their activities. Thus, they will be hating life when they get caught.

Posted by Get out of the wagon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 20, 2009 at 7:52 pm

This was all over the news last week. It is a BB gun, so perhaps since it isn't a larger caliber gun is why it hasn't been aggressively reported? Still, check out the window that was shot out. Good grief, what is wrong with people? Web Link

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