Following drive-by shooting, fed up mom says she doesn’t feel safe in KC, plans to move

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A couple of miles away from a Wednesday shooting scene on E. 67th Street is a home that was shot at on Tuesday. A frightened mom talked to FOX 4 about it on Wednesday, but asked us to conceal her identity.

“I’m hurt, I’m upset,” she said.

The 40-year-old Kansas City woman said someone drove by her home on E. 61st Street and intentionally fired more than a dozen bullets into the home for no apparent reason before speeding away.

The mad mom is still reeling and living in anger and fear.

"It’s senseless. (I) go to work every day. I don't bother nobody and anybody that knows me, I'd do anything for anybody,” she said. “I give my last and for this to happen to me like this, it's horrifying."

Just after midnight on Tuesday she said she was suddenly awakened after multiple bullets tore through her garage door, shattered a front glass door, hit windows and punctured her living room and bathroom walls.

"Anybody could've been there. Anybody," she said.

Fortunately, her three kids, ages 18, 20 and 22, weren't home when the repeated gunfire gave their mom the scare of her life.

When he returned home, her son found the bullet that ripped through his bedroom ceiling.... on his bed.

"God has sheltered me. My mother and my kids could be making arrangements for me today, but today I'm standing right here, so I'm blessed," she said.

The family said five minutes before their house was targeted, police told them about a mile away a gunman also shot up a house near E. 67th and Park. Investigators don't know if the two crimes are connected, but one thing's for certain. After nine years of living in the home, this fed up mom is moving.

"What have I done for someone to come to my house and turn my whole life upside down? I have to. I can't stay here. I don't feel safe. I don't feel safe in Kansas City," she said.

The woman said her new car was also hit with five bullets. Anyone with information about the drive-by shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.