After spending the night with big Canadian Day fireworks, residents of the South Edmonton district of Hazel Dean woke up louder on Saturday morning.
"A few pops, pops awakened me after hearing a loud car this morning," said Wilmage, a resident of Hazel Dean. I did.
"I heard these two bangs," added another resident, Blair Charbonault. "I was waiting and asking if I could hear anything later."
But Charbonneau didn't. That's because the big bangs weren't fireworks, they were shootouts.
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Mike Corpuz, he said, living in the neighborhood, saw what happened after 6am through the doorbell camera.
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"There was a quarrel, a red truck parked across the street made a U-turn and headed west, someone It came out (the house next door), "said the corpus.
Corpuz added that it was when someone hit a red truck.
"After that, I heard two shots," said the corpus. "I jumped out of bed, grabbed my daughters and went downstairs. I noticed a broken window and a bullet in my daughter's room."
A stray bullet entered by the glass window in the bedroom and the front door, and thankfully he, his wife and three daughters.
"I was surprised. First of all," Are my kids okay, are they all okay? Let's go. Go downstairs. Stay here I can't. I have to call the police, "Corpus said of his thinking process during the incident.
Neighbors watching EPS Tactical arrive at the house next to Corpuz.
"Just listening on the speaker, the Swat people (say)," Get out of the house and put your weapon if you're armed, if not. "" Charbonault said.
Corpuz said he eventually left after realizing that no tactical team was at home.
Police said no one was injured and there is currently no risk to the general public.
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But the corpus and its neighbors want to do more to prevent this from happening again in the neighborhood. So it's almost uncomfortable.
"I couldn't even imagine what we did when the shot arrived from our little girl's room. So far, I couldn't imagine how it would feel." Said Charbonault.
Police said there were no suspects at this time. Police said vehicles seen driving away from the area were being investigated.
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