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Police searching for suspect who shot unoccupied Montessori School building

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police responded to a Montessori School for a report of a bullet hole in the west wall of the school Wednesday morning.

Police responded to 1583 W. Dalton Avenue, Coeur d'Alene Montessori School around 7 a.m. It is believed that someone may have shot at the school from a vehicle traveling north on Ramsey Road.

Detectives determined the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night while the school was unoccupied based on reports from residents in the area who heard what they thought was a gunshot around that time.

Detectives recovered the small caliber bullet which had penetrated the exterior wall of the school and lodged into an interior wall. A shell casing was found in the roadway on Ramsey Road.    

Police do not have any information on a possible suspect at this time. This is an active investigation.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact the Coeur d'Alene Police Department.