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LOUISVILLE, KY (WDRB) -- A morning surprise greeted Jason Pierce, though not one he was thrilled to find. Pierce had just finished working third shift and stepped outside his home to smoke a cigarette when he noticed a bullet hole in the front passenger door of his minivan.
"Very frustrating not the way I wanted to start my morning," said Pierce.
But Pierce was even more upset after a police officer from Metro Police's 3rd Division told him the damage would be considered an act of vandalism.
"Everybody deserves the right to bear arms but this right here is unacceptable," said Pierce. "How is somebody shooting my van vandalism? Somebody shot my van."
A gun owner himself, Pierce says he strongly appreciates the merits of the Second Amendment. But in a time when the nation is struggling with a conversation about gun control and the rights of gun owners, Jason Pierce is struggling with who will compensate him for the misdeed.
"I've got a $500 deductible. A bullet hole in my car is not going to cost $500. I'm going to be stuck with the bill basically," said Pierce. "It looks like it's a 9mm but it didn't go all the way through. As soon as I realized what it was I called the cops."
Pierce fears the matter could've been worse.
"Somebody shot my van. I mean what if somebody was out there when they shot?" he added.
After talking with the officer, Pierce wants to know if other neighbors have been affected.
"(The officer) thought that her partner had been told of a similar incident over the weekend, but wasn't sure," Pierce said.
Until then, he'll be stuck footing the bill.
"Like I said, everybody has the right to bear arms. It's our right. But this is stupid," Pierce said referring to the damage.
A detective with LMPD's 3rd Division said he was unaware of any additional reports of random gunfire in the Valley Station area but added a supervisor could still be reviewing the records.