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Windows Shot Out of Six Vehicles at Repair Shop in Albany, GA

Six vehicles were damaged at Purvis Auto Repair in Albany, GA, last week after someone used a BB gun to shoot out the vehicles’ windows. According to the news report, the repairs will cost approximately $4,000. The shop’s owner told a local reporter that he will be installing a surveillance system and will be putting up a privacy fence.

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Six vehicles were damaged at Purvis Auto Repair in Albany, GA, last week after someone used a BB gun to shoot out the vehicles’ windows. According to the news report, the repairs will cost approximately $4,000. The shop’s owner told a local reporter that he will be installing a surveillance system and will be putting up a privacy fence.

Below is the article as it appeared on the WFXL-TV website.

Albany auto shop picking up the glass and repairs from damaged cars

April 23, 2012
By Colby Gallagher

ALBANY, GA — Purvis Auto Repair is now responsible for the repair of six cars that were damaged late Thursday night after the shop had closed. An unknown number of suspects used a BB gun to shoot out the windows of six cars — three inside the gate and three outside.

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Buddy Purvis, the owner, will be paying for the repairs out of pocket. The repairs will cost him around $4,000.

Buddy is offering a $300 reward to anyone with information that convicts or catches the person(s) involved.

Albany police found a CO2 cartridge from the BB gun. They’re hoping to pull some prints from it or match a serial number to trace it back to the suspect.

Purvis is very afraid he is going to lose business — a new customer is one of the victims — their car had six panes of glass shot out. He is now taking steps to ensure future customers can feel safe leaving their car in his hands.

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To read the entire article on the WFXL-TV website, click HERE.

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