Bullet enters a Loomis woman’s house and hits her ring – Good Day Sacramento
LOOMIS (CBS13) â ???? It was a blow to a Loomis woman after a shooting outside her home. A stray bullet went through the wall of his house and just grazed the ring. on his finger.
For Tasi Monforte, the rings she wears are now much more than style. They are about protection.
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Last January, she was folding laundry inside her house when she looked down and the ring on her finger had apparently exploded.
“It was a really strong bang,” she said.
Outside his home on Angelo Drive, a group of teenagers were firing shots from a car window, eventually leading police in a high-speed chase through town.
Tasi’s fiancé, Mason, said that one of these stray bullets entered their house and made a hole in their wall.
“He went through the wall and hit a knot in the stud, then he swerved and hit his ring,” he said.
The bullet barely touched the ring on her finger, but she felt the impact.
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“There was this sudden pressure in my hand-
Tasi wasn’t sure exactly what had happened that night… that is, until she found the bullet on the ground the next day.
“I got out of bed to get dressed and heard a thud and found the bullet,” she said.
Then she worked with MPs to connect the random shootout on her street to the bullet that ended up in her bedroom. Tasi and Mason still can’t believe how lucky she was.
“No luck it happened, but lucky it turned out the way it did,” Mason said.
“I was like, ‘It’s crazy that little ring from a vendor in Hawaii saved my hand!’ Tasi said.
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One of the teenagers involved in the shooting outside his home was eventually arrested. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office released Tasi’s story, saying it was the most interesting evidence they had encountered.