Bob Jensen heard loud noises that sounded like gunfire Tuesday night, and he was shocked to learn the bullets penetrated his home and whizzed through his living room.
His Canton house on Ray Place NW was struck by eight rounds, shattering a front door and window, and leaving holes in a wall, curtains and a painting.
"I heard the shots. Bang, bang, bang, bang," Jensen told News 5.
However, Jensen, 75, and his wife were in bed and didn't realize the home, where he has lived for more than four decades, was riddled with bullets until he discovered multiple holes the next morning.
"I didn't know what to think. I didn't know who did it or anything," he said.
Jensen is counting his blessings because he decided to go to bed early that night. On typical evenings, he would have been sitting on the couch in the area where many of the bullets went flying.
"Could have killed me," Jensen said. "If I would have stayed up that night, I probably would have been sitting here. I probably would have got killed."
Police found two shell casings and slugs inside the residence. Detectives have not named any suspects.
Jensen said he's now considering moving out of the neighborhood.
"I didn't do anything to anybody," he said. "I hope they get the guy."