Elderly Couple with Pro-Police Flag Targeted in Drive-By Shooting

Elderly Couple with Pro-Police Flag Targeted in Drive-By Shooting

An elderly couple’s home in northern Seattle was targeted in a drive-by shooting Friday, apparently because they fly a pro-police flag.

Surveillance video showed a dark SUV driving up to the home, firing nine shots and driving away, KIRO-TV reported.

The couple believes they were targeted because of the “thin blue line” flag they flew in their yard to support the Seattle Police Department.

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Six gunshots hit the home and their car, and one pierced through multiple walls.

“I went numb. This didn’t really happen, did it?” the man told KIRO.

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The couple did not want to identify themselves for fear of retaliation if the shooter returns.

“I’m fearful because I don’t know who it would be that would get that angry,” the woman said.

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— KIRO 7 (@KIRO7Seattle) October 13, 2020

The homeowners had faced

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