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Shots Fired into Fairview Home

Family was home when bullets were fired into their house
April 21, 2014- Pennsylvania State Police in Girard are currently investigating reports of shots fired into a Fairview home.

Reports of shots fired were called in to police around 9p.m. Sunday night on Wintergreen Lane in Whitehall Subdivision.

Police say James Allburn, 65, fired numerous shots into a house owned by Stephen and Doreen Sommers.
A four-year-old girl was also present at the home at the time of the shooting.

According to a Pennsylvania State Police press release, Allburn believed several people were chasing him and he fled to a house with its lights on to try and escape the people chasing him.
When no one answered the door, police say he shot into the home trying to break the glass in the door and gain entry.
Police arrested Allburn at the scene an recovered two guns from him.

Allburn was taken to Erie County Prison, where he is awaiting arraignment.
The occupants of the home were not injured in the incident.

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