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An East Texas family's home shot full of holes

East Texas family's home shot full of holes

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Bullet Holes in Wendy Jackson's Home. Bullet Holes in Wendy Jackson's Home.
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas woman’s home was riddled with bullets while two daughters were inside.

It happened in the 11700 block of County Road 1121 in Smith County around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Wendy Jackson is a mother and a preacher, and now she and her family are the victims of a drive-by shooting.

“My daughter could have got shot, and she’s little she was scared and on the floor, and she’s ten years old. The other one, she was scared. She was on the floor too while they shot up the whole truck," said Jackson. "I have to get all that stuff fixed. But I’m glad to be here this morning."

Between 1 and 2 a.m., Jackson and her son had gone to a convenience store on Highway 155. Jackson said store two men at the store started threatening them and broke a window on her SUV. She explains they then said they knew where she lived.

“Some dude busted the glass out with a 40 ounce, and he started cussing and acting crazy. He said when he saw in my truck he was going to shoot me up in my truck,” Jackson said.

She went home and got her other car then she and her son went looking for the two men. She says her ten year-old daughter called her and said someone was shooting up the house.

When Wendy got home she found bullet holes in her SUV and her house.

“It went all the way straight clean out the other side; in the house and straight through,” Jackson explained.

Bulletstraveledd through two walls, a cabinet and several pots before stopping.

“See the bullet hole? That’s a powerful bullet that went straight through there,” Jackson added.

She says investigators took at least one bullet as evidence.

“I know one thing about it, God will deal with people that mess with his people. I have no beef with them. Gangsters are not my territory,” Jackson said.

Jackson says she’s relieved no one was hurt. She said she plans on spending some time at someone else’s house.

The Smith County Sheriff’s Department has released descriptions of the suspects. One was dark-skinned, approximately 6 feet tall, weighed 300-350 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts and flip-flops. The second suspect is described as being a lighter-skinned black man, around 5’9” and about 185 pounds, wearing a white T-shirt, Wrangler blue jeans and white Nike tennis shoes.

If anyone has any information regarding the shooting or the suspects, please contact the Smith County Sheriff's Office.

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