Stray Bullet Narrowly Misses Brockton Woman, Shatters Bathroom Mirror

BROCKTON (CBS) – A Brockton woman had just finished brushing her teeth when a stray bullet crashed into her home and hit her bathroom mirror.

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The stray bullet shattered a Brockton woman’s bathroom mirror. (WBZ-TV)

Monday around 9:30 p.m. the woman stepped out of her bathroom when she heard what sounded like an explosion.

“Very, very scary. I was shaking,” said the woman, who asked not to be identified.

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A bullet went through a Brockton woman’s home.
(WBZ-TV)

Instead, the woman discovered that a bullet from outside had penetrated her home and gone through her vanity mirror and a bedroom wall.

Glass hit her in the back and hair. The woman dropped to the floor and called her son, who alerted police.

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A bullet hole left behind on the Brockton home’s exterior. (WBZ-TV)

“It was so close. If I hadn’t moved, I think it would have gone straight through my head. I just missed it by several seconds,” said the woman.

Police said there is no evidence to suggest the woman was targeted.

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