A hotel shooting in Aberdeen.

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Police are looking for a shooting suspect 5-21-18
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A hotel shooting in Aberdeen.

In aberdeen, where police continue to search for someone who fired a guninside a motel room.

Wtva's daranesha herron joins us live with what we know now.

Workers here at america's best value inn and suites have been in this room all day filling in bullet holes and changing out the bed which was shot up during a shooting police say happened sunday morning.

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This is what the roomsat americas best value inn and suites suppose to look like.

After sundays shooting room 206 was left with bullet holes in thewall..bed and ac vent.

Police say they were calledthe motelaround 8 am sunday because witnesses heard gunshots around 3 am.

"uponarrivingon thescenewe noticed some blood right outside the door."

The hotel ownersays a crime like this is a first for them.

"the motel owner says he has never had an incident like this happen in his hotel.he says the damages will cost from 5 to 10 thousand dollars."

Elizabeth gasper is the woman police say rented the hotel room.

She was arrested for possession of a controlled substancebut police do not believe she was the shooter.

The motel owner says he hopes their surveillance video will help police catch the suspect.

Police chief quinell shumpert says this could have ended worse "the bullets could have went through the wall and hit an unsuspecting person."

The owner says it is hard to see anything inthe surveillance video because it is so dark and the people were running so fast.

Butpolice say they have an idea of who the shooter is but if you have any information you are asked to call the aberdeen police.

Reporting live in aberdeen dh wtva9news

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