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