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Residents home when Coquitlam house struck by gunfire

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A quiet Coquitlam neighbourhood was rocked by gunfire early Friday morning and although police say the home fired at was targeted, there are children living in the basement. Nadia Stewart reports.

Multiple people were home when a house in a quiet Coquitlam neighbourhood was struck by gunfire early Friday morning.

Coquiltam RCMP said it happened in the 1200-block of Thomas Avenue, about a block from Rochester Park, at 1:15 a.m.

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The house has multiple residents, including children living in a basement suite.

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At least one bullet hole was visible through a second floor window, something a downstairs resident told Global News was too close for comfort.

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“What if it went through our window? That’s our window there, we sleep downstairs,” he said.

“We keep our window open, what if one of the bullets went through a window into us? Or if they went [around the side], through the kids window. You know? What then?”

Mounties believe the shooting was targeted.

RCMP say no one was hurt but aren’t commenting further.