CCSO: Vehicle damage caused by rocks being thrown by young boys, not gunshots

Clay County Sheriff's Office

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. — The Clay County Sheriff's Office has determined that vehicle damage originally thought to be caused by shots fired at cars was actually caused by rocks being thrown by three young boys under the age of 12.

Drivers reported being shot at in Clay County at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday near Blanding Boulevard. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said in its original incident report that two drivers were traveling on Henley Road near Talisman Drive when they say the cars were shot.

Both vehicles were damaged, deputies said.

“The damage to both vehicles is consistent with BB gun, pellet gun or small caliber projectile that appears to have been aimed to break the windows,” according to the original police report.

Investigators found that the three boys were throwing rocks at cars and no firearms of any kind were involved, CCSO said.

"The investigation is ongoing and we are working with the children's parents and with the victims to finalize the case and determine what, if any, charges will be filed," CCSO said in a release on its website.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Last night at around 6:45pm two motorists made contact with the CCSO. They reported hearing a loud noise and discovering...

Posted by Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida on Wednesday, December 16, 2015