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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) -- A Lansing family is counting their blessings after a string of bullets hit their home and narrowly missed hitting their sleeping baby.
Walking through their home, Corey and Leah Brown still can't believe how close they came to tragedy. Early Sunday morning, the couple awoke to a string of bullets spraying into their home.
"It was just a pop-pop-pop-pop-pop," Corey said.
The couple said one bullet went through their bedroom wall. The force continued carrying it into the hallway, where it struck again.
"I dropped the bullet. We both panicked and ran into our son's room," Corey said.
In their 1-year-old son's room, the couple found another bullet splintered his crib, striking just inches from where he slept. A third bullet hole busted through the drywall, just feet above the crib. The fourth bullet they found pierced their son's closet.
"I thought my son was hit," Corey said.
August 1 the Brown's moved into their rental home on Linval Street. From outside, you can see where five bullet holes pierced the siding.
Police said they strongly believe the Brown's were not the focus of the crime.
"We don't believe the people inside this house were specifically targeted," said Robert Merritt, the Public Information Officer at the Lansing Police Department.
Merritt said, since 2000, overall crime in that area of town is down 30%. However, a spike in crime, since June, lead them to classify it as a hot spot.
"Once in a while you'll get a certain up-tick in crime in certain areas and we've identified that, which is a positive, and we're going to be showing enforcement," said Merritt.
But the Brown's said Sunday's close call was enough. They plan on moving out of their home and they credit an angel for keeping their son safe.
"I believe that he had a guardian angel that night," Corey said.
Thankfully no one was hurt.
Police are still looking for the person, or persons, who fired those shots. If you have any information contact Lansing Police.
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