Slingshot possibly used on U.S. 35, car windows broken

Two vehicles had windows broken, including a Dayton police cruiser, by what police believe may have been someone using a slingshot while driving on U.S. 35 in Dayton.

Police responded to the area of U.S. 35 near Steve Whalen Boulevard around 6 p.m. Wednesday after a man called police saying his vehicle window was shot out, according to a police report.

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A Dayton police officer also reported he heard a loud impact to the driver’s side rear window of his cruiser and discovered the glass window was gone, the report said.

The officer searched through the broken glass and discovered a 1.4-inch steel ball bearing in the debris, the report showed.

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Police reported they believed the suspects may have been driving in the center lane of the highway when “they were using a slingshot to shoot ball bearings to break windows,” the report read.

No arrests were listed in the report.

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