INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Three males fired bullets on a home in the Vero Highlands late Sunday night after knocking on the door and asking for someone who didn't live there, according to sheriff's investigators.
No one was injured, but the gunfire left bullet holes in the house's concrete wall and a window.
The incident, according to investigators, is apparently unrelated to gunfire that injured three older male teens at the end of a residential birthday party Saturday night about three miles northwest of the Vero Highlands.
So far, no arrests have been made in either of the incidents.
In the latest incident, a resident of a home in the 2100 block of Southwest Sixth Avenue was preparing to go to bed around 11 p.m. when the doorbell rang.
Outside was a single male, in his late teens, asking for someone who didn't live there.
After the male left, the resident went outside to check around his house and saw three males walking down the street. Apparently a noise attracted their attention and they came back, firing about six shots toward the house just as the resident ran back inside, closed the front door and called 911.
A sheriff's K-9 was brought in and the suspects are believed to have driven off in a car that may have been parked several blocks away.
Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Thom Raulen said investigators haven't determined whether the incident was an attempted home invasion or a case of mistaken identity.
The story will be updated when more information is released.