Shot fired at Coeur d'Alene school building

Coeur d'Alene PoliceCoeur d'Alene Police say Wednesday morning around 7 a.m., officers responded to Coeur d'Alene Montessori School for a report of a bullet hole in the west wall of the school.

It is believed someone may have shot at the school from a vehicle travelling northbound on Ramsey Rd. Detectives determined the incident occurred around 10:30 Tuesday night while the school was unoccupied, based on reports from residents in the area who heard a noise thought to be a gunshot around that time.

While processing the scene, detectives recovered a small caliber bullet that appeared to have penetrated the exterior wall of the school and lodged in an interior wall. A shell casing was found in the roadway on Ramsey Rd.

There is no suspect information at this time according to police. They say it's an active investigation and anyone with information related to this incident should call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at (208) 769-2296. 

(story: Matt Pusatory, KHQ Local News Web Producer,; image: Coeur d'Alene Police Department)

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