Nearly 80 Homes, Businesses, Cars Hit With Paint

June 6, 2013

Eastern Kentucky authorities say teenagers shot nearly 80 homes and businesses with paintballs.

Dozens of Martin County residents awoke Monday to find paint splattered on their buildings.

WYMT-TV in Hazard reported Martin County Sheriff Garmon Preece said cars were also hit by paintballs.

Investigators have two suspects, but did not immediately make arrests. The vandalism was along a 15-mile path and included the county courthouse. Authorities said the crime was carried out at about 3 a.m. Monday.

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