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Gunshots pepper vehicle parked in Falls alley

NIAGARA FALLS – Shots were fired at the car of a 22nd Street man about 7 p.m. Sunday, Niagara Falls police said.

The owner said that just before 7 p.m. he heard shots fired in the alley behind his apartment in the 2700 block, Police found bullet holes in the trunk area and and door of the man’s 2011 Hyundai Sonata.

About an hour later the an said he heard four more shots fired and noticed more bullet holes in the vehicle, including a blown-out tire. Damage was estimated at $800.

Witnesses described an older,charcoal-colored BMW, which sped off after the shots were fired. Police recovered a bullet from the scene.