Drive-By Shooting Hits Duck Dynasty Star's Estate

Willie Robertson's estate grazed with bullets
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2020 2:02 AM CDT
Drive-By Shooting Targets Home of Duck Dynasty Star
Willie Robertson, left, of the reality TV series Duck Dynasty, addresses the crowd at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Monroe, La., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.   (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

(Newser) – Willie Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame says a drive-by shooting targeted his Louisiana home Friday afternoon. Eight to 10 shots were fired into the West Monroe estate from the road, including one that went through a bedroom window, but nobody was hurt. "We were pretty shook up," Robertson said in an interview with USA Today Network cited by the Monroe News-Star. "It looks like they were just spraying bullets across my property." By Sunday, a suspect had been arrested, the newspaper reports.

Daniel King Jr., 38, was booked into jail on charges of aggravated assault by drive-by shooting and criminal neglect of family. The estate is set far back from the road and is behind a fence and gate. Robertson says many members of his family are living there during the coronavirus pandemic. (Read more Duck Dynasty stories.)

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