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SDPD Investigating Series of Vandalism Cases Involving BB/Pellet Gun

More than 30 cars had their windows shot out or paint damaged, police said

San Diego police (SDPD) are asking for the public's help as they investigate a series of vandalism cases where the suspect(s) used a BB Gun or Pellet gun to damage property. 

SDPD Southern Division detectives said they have been investigating the series over the past 30 days, but are working with limited leads. 

Most cases have happened at night, when the suspect(s) used a BB or Pellet gun to shoot out or paint damage more than 30 parked vehicles.

Recently, the cases have escalated and some windows of residences have been found damaged as well, police said. 

If you have any information related to this series, you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Deana De Los Reyes (619) 424-0425 or

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