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Pedestrians targeted by drive-by paintball attacks in Burbank

January 31, 2011 |  7:11 am

Burbank police are searching for a group of people who have been shooting pedestrians with paintball guns from cars.

The first victim was shot at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday while walking near North Kenneth Road and Bethany Road, and the attacks returned at about 8 a.m. and just after 3 p.m. Thursday, police reported.

All victims told police that the shots came from inside a moving vehicle, and the timing of the attacks took place immediately before and after school hours. No children were harmed in the attacks.

Police warn residents to be on the lookout for the following vehicles: a gold Ford, Honda or Toyota SUV with a roof rack that appears dirty; a maroon Honda CRV; a newer blue Ford Mustang; dark-colored GMC Yukon or Chevrolet Tahoe SUV.

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