Neighbors woke up to the sound of gunshots early Sunday morning in a neighborhood in Norwood, Massachusetts.
On the dead-end road, gunshots shattering the glass of a storm door at another neighbor's home had residents in the area very concerned.
"Now that I'm awake, I realize it was gunshots." Corey Katz told NBC10 Boston. "I heard like about four or five pops, a pause, then like two or three pops.”
"My sister came running in my bedroom, yelling that there were gunshots outside, and she was hysterical," one woman said. "I said 'what?' Because I heard a couple but she heard more than I did in the front of the house, and then she said we should call 911."
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Police say someone called 911 for a domestic incident on Folan Avenue around 3:16 a.m. As officers were pulling up, they heard an exchange of gunfire and then saw a car racing towards them from the 911 caller’s address. That's when one officer who was in the street fired his gun at the car but the driver sped off.
The two people who were shooting at each other know each other, according to Norwood Police Chief Bill Brooks.
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"This wasn't a random act," Brooks said. “Norwood is a safe, quiet town. And so it's unusual for here.”
No one was injured, according to Brooks. The shootout left bullet holes in a gray-blue Chevrolet and a black Mercedes Benz. Both cars were towed to the Norwood police station.
“Any time we have something like this, exchange of gunfire, we want to recover that ballistic evidence," Brooks said.
"The officer did discharge his weapon and then there were two men who discharged their weapons, so a complicated chain of events that requires much more investigation," he added.
The investigation is ongoing.