Nearly 80 homes, businesses, cars hit with paint

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Associated Press

Posted on June 4, 2013 at 9:02 AM

INEZ, Ky. (AP) — 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 (http://bit.ly/13ioE0e ) 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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Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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