Drive-by shooting targets Orlando home with 14 children inside

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More than a dozen children were forced to duck for cover when an Orange County home was shot up.

The mother, who did not want to share her name, said she heard about 30 rounds.

“My kids laid low,” she said. “My kids was asleep. In fact, everybody was asleep in the house.”

Bullets flying overhead, striking cars, walls and windows.

“I got ready to lift up and that’s when I heard bop bop bop bop, so I dropped back to the ground and crawled from room to room to check on my kids,” the mother said. “Everybody was alright.”

One bullet grazed a teenage girl’s leg. But fortunately, not one of the 14 kids in her house was injured.

“My kids is not feeling safe,” she said. “I ain’t feeling safe either.”

Orlando police officers placed markers where some 40 shell casings were found right in the middle of the cul-de-sac outside of the home in Richmond Heights.

“It was more than one person because the side of my house shot up, the back of my house shot up, so they let me know there was three people – one on the back, one on the side and one on the front,” the mother said.

For now no suspects have been named in the early morning drive by shooting, but the mother said her family is worried this won’t be the last time their home is targeted.

“This was a warning right here,” she said. “This was the warning.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.