Stray bullet enters Brockton apartment, lodges in juice box


“It could’ve been me, it could’ve been my babies, we could’ve died.”

Nevertheless the stray bullet that struck her family’s apartment in March did not hit any one, a Brockton mother is boosting her issues about the likely for more violence. 

Sandra Correia, who has 2- and 4-12 months-outdated boys, woke up on March 26 to uncover bullet holes in her apartment on Key Road and Tremont Road from 1 bullet, in accordance to NBC10 Boston. The round pierced a bed room window, dry wall, and a fridge doorway before halting in a juice carton.

“It could’ve been me, it could’ve been my babies, we could’ve died,” Correia informed NBC10 Boston in Spanish.

The Brockton Law enforcement Department instructed officers responded to the area on March 26 a minor immediately after 2:00 a.m. soon after a report of pictures fired. 

“Investigators recovered quite a few shell casings close to the automobile wash and at Major and Tremont Streets,” the statement said. “Investigators reviewed surveillance footage and proceed to request witnesses and other leads as the make any difference continues to be below investigation.”

Correia informed NBC10 she feels unsafe in her apartment and fears violence will only enhance as the weather warms.

“I panic the exact same thing will materialize once again, due to the fact tonight is another party evening. There’s usually a lot of people there,” the 41-year-previous explained to NBC10.

Brockton law enforcement reported the department has stepped up patrols in the place. Anybody with information and facts about the taking pictures can get in touch with 508-941-0234.