Mother of 2 terrified after her Pontiac apartment is shot up

- Someone shoots at a Pontiac apartment with children inside and their mother doesn't know why she was targeted.

Four bullet holes outside the apartment with two more through a window, has the mother of two terrified.

"It’s scary, I'm uncomfortable," she said. "I don't want to be here anymore."

She said it happened while they were watching television shortly after 10 p.m. Monday night with her two kids -- 8 and 10 years old on the upper level of her apartment on Newman Lane. 

It was then suddenly, they heard half a dozen gunshots causing her and her next-door neighbors to drop to the ground.

"It was too close," said neighbor Carolyn Powell. "We got down on the floor - I told him to get down on the floor instead of getting down on the bed."
 
The moment the gunfire ended, Powell called her neighbor.

"I said you all right down there," she said.

The woman didn't realize it was her home that had been hit. 

"I kind of peeked out the window, didn't see anybody, didn't see any cars," the resident said. "Nobody was walking, nobody moving so I'm like ok."

 "We didn't see anything - when we came out, it was all over. we don't know who did it," Powell said.

The scary thing about all of this, this mother says, is if the shooting would have happened even 5 to 10 minutes earlier, she and her two children would've been sitting right by that window.

"They were getting something to drink and finishing their snacks, they could have been down here and then what," the mom said. "If they would have tried to run upstairs, there is a bullet hole in my wall." 

She called police, while apartment security is working to see if surveillance cameras outside may have caught the shooter.

"The police said they may have had the wrong address because some of these addresses over here are duplicates," she said. "I could not think of one soul (who could have done this.) I don't have any problems with anybody."

"She goes to work and comes home, she doesn't bother anybody," Powell said. "She really doesn't."

This mother though planning to move, now worried no one here is safe. 

"Why would you be that angry, that hateful and that spiteful and that messed up to want to take somebody's life?" she said.
 

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