Shot Fired at Dobbs' Home

Bullet struck siding but didn't penetrate
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 29, 2009 2:20 PM CDT
This 2004 file photo from video originally provided by CNN shows Lou Dobbs on the set of "Lou Dobbs Tonight."   (AP Photo/CNN)
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(Newser) – A gun was fired at CNN commentator Lou Dobbs’ home while his wife and chauffeur talked outside earlier this month, New Jersey state police said today. Dobbs said the shot came after “weeks and weeks” of threatening phone calls—which he had not reported to police because of their frequency. A bullet, which police said was probably fired from a long rifle, lodged in the vinyl siding but did not make its way into the house, the Star-Ledger reports.