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Woman's windshield shot with BB gun in Post Falls

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Jamie Smith's windshield was shot with a BB gun in Post Falls. Jamie Smith's windshield was shot with a BB gun in Post Falls.
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It was May 30th when more than 20 people in Post Falls awoke to shattered car windshields and broken home windows. Detectives with the Post Falls Police Department told KHQ the acts of vandalism were caused by a BB gun. Several days later two teenagers were arrested and charged with the crimes. Now, more vandalism involving BB guns in Post Falls has popped up.

"I'm looking at it and I just keep getting more and more angry," says Jamie Smith, looking at a chip in her windshield the size of a dime.

Smith tells KHQ while on her way home from work Monday night, she heard two loud pops. The pops scared her so much she nearly slammed on her brakes. She quickly noticed her once fine windshield was now damaged, but at first thought it may have been a rock. That was until officers with the Post Falls Police Department pulled a BB from her windshield.

"Because somebody was disrespectful and didn't care," says Smith. "I have to replace a windshield."

But the cost of a new windshield, even though she can't afford it, is the least of Smith's worries. She says this could have played out 100 different ways, not all of them ending well.

"I have a 17-year-old daughter who drives," says Smith. "She's inexperienced, had that been her, she probably would have gotten into a wreck."

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