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UPDATE: Santa Rosa deputies investigate "Shots fired" in Gulf Breeze neighborhood

GULF BREEZE  --  Deputies are investigating after shots rang out into in a Santa Rosa County neighborhood.

Deputies say someone fired into a home in the Villa Venyce subdivision in Gulf Breeze Saturday morning.

No one was hurt, but the bullets hit just feet from where a three year-old girl was sleeping

Deputies are still looking for whoever did it.
You can still see bullet holes in the home behind me here on the 2700 block of Venetian Way.
   
One went through the front door and into a wall in the foyer, and another hit the wall next to the door.

That's just a few feet away from a bedroom where a three year-old girl was asleep.
A neighbor across the street says he heard the gunfire.

Marc Whalls, Neighbor : "Didn't hear people yellin', fightin', nothin' like that just pop, pop pop and footsteps, you just hear 'em running down the street!"

Deputies responded to a call about shots fired at around 1:15 Saturday morning but found nothing at the time.

The couple that lives here says they discovered the bullet holes at around noon and called the sheriff's office back to the scene.

Investigators found shell casings in the street.
Kathryn Morgan, Neighbor: "I'm shakin'. I mean, this is crazy! We've never had anything like this in the neighborhood."

Kathryn Morgan and others in the area, were shocked to hear about the incident.
"We're always out walkin' and riding bicycles and this is wild!"

Stacey Reece, Friend of Neighbor: "I come and stay with my girlfriend from time to time and I'm scared for her safety." "It's insane. There's too much going on in the world right now. It's eerie."

The man and the woman that live here with their granddaughter say they just moved into the home on april first from Jacksonville.
They say they were hoping to get away from crime.

They have no idea why anyone would've wanted to shoot into their home and at this point neither does the sheriff's office.

If you have any information about this incident, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers immediately at 433-STOP.