• Bullets from Osceola County shootings could be from same gun


    OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - Only Eyewitness News found out there might be one thing linking nine shootings in Osceola County.

    Sources said all of the bullets found in homes and cars could be from the same gun.

    Bud Bailey's family vehicle was pierced with bullets right before children climbed in. The St. Cloud family is desperate for police to find the shooter.

    "We kind of put the truck into the window, so it blocks anything that comes through," Bailey said.

    It's not where Bailey prefers to park his massive truck, but he said the person or people terrorizing Osceola County have left his family with no choice.

    It's now blocking the front windows where his two boys used to sleep, before his girlfriend's vehicle was shot up right before the kids got in.

    "I was at work, she called crying, thought she had just been hit right then," Bailey said.

    The random series of drive-bys have riddled at least 14 homes in Kissimmee and St. Cloud, some narrowly missing children.

    For the first time, a law enforcement source said Friday investigators think the bullets all came from the same gun.

    In St. Cloud, .45-caliber bullets and shell casings were recovered.

    Based on police measurements, it appears the same powerful caliber firearm was used on other homes.

    Some of the victims are still too scared to show their faces.

    "I just don't know where they are going to go next," said a St. Cloud victim.

    Publicly, authorities said they still haven't linked the shootings, or connected them to the tragic slaying of 17-year-old David Guerrero, who was shot while heading to work.

    Residents said they're tired of living in fear.

    "It's just not right to have to live like that," Bailey said.

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