Vehicle Struck By Bullet

Wed 2-12-2020

(Spencer)-- Clay county authorities are investigating an incident in which a vehicle was struck by a bullet.

The Sheriff's Office says a Spencer man was driving a 2011 Ford pickup southbound on Highway 71 near with intersection with 480th Street back on February 1st when he heard something strike his vehicle. The driver kept going and later observed a bullet hole in the side of the vehicle. 

Deputies believe the shot was the result of poor judgement and that the shooter was most likely firing at coyotes. They say there is no evidence to show the vehicle was intentionally shot at. 

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is reminding those shooting rifles to be careful of what is behind their target.