"We were all out here pretty much since 5:00 this morning trying to figure out what was going on," she said.
The attempted armed robbery happened just a few houses down from where police say two young mothers were murdered on Mother's Day on Bragg Street. Though the two crimes are unrelated, the violence is still putting neighbors on edge.
"It is kind of scary. I've lived here my whole life and I've never had to witness this before," Melissa said. "It has been a pretty quiet neighborhood."
Neighbors tell KSLA News 12 they feel nervous that no one is in custody for the crime yet. Melissa said she will make sure her doors and windows are locked at all times.
"I work nights, so I worry about my family. I'll be worried about them when I go to work tonight," she said.
Some neighbors think the home was targeted because there are several taxi cabs parked at the house. Neighbors believe this isn't the first time those specific residents have been targeted. However, according to police, the last reported burglary at this address was in 2004. Different residents reported the burglary.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100.
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