A shotgun was fired at a house in Whitecroft Road in Luton last night.
No one was injured but the front door of the house was damaged.
Residents heard a loud bang at about 11.30pm and called police, who discovered the damage.
Det Insp Iain Morgan said: “I am appealing to anyone who has information about this offence or who was in or near the area at the time and recalls hearing or seeing a vehicle or someone suspicious before or after the offence. Bedfordshire Police does not tolerate the use of violence and firearms and will continue to crackdown on those who commit forearms related offences. If you have information about this incident please contact the police, in confidence.”
Scene of Crime Officers have attended the scene and undertaken a full forensic examination of the area and officers from the Serious Investigation Team have untaken house to house enquiries.
Call Det Con Amey at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394315, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.