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NIAGARA FALLS – A gunshot was fired into a DeVeaux-area home early Friday after an unsuccessful break-in attempt, police said.

The shot, fired about 2:30 a.m., penetrated the e rear door of a McKoon Avenue home and ricocheted off the floor and wall, police said. The bullet was recovered.

Officers said muddy footprints showed someone had attempted to kick in the door. Damage was placed at $260.