Car traveling down Cape highway apparently hit by bullet

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HYANNIS, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Police on Cape Cod are investigating a car apparently being hit by a bullet while traveling on Route 6.

Officials say the driver was heading to work in Hyannis late Tuesday night. While he was driving between exits 4 and 5, he heard a loud bang. The man assumed it was only a rock, but once he looked at the door he says he saw a hole created by a large-caliber bullet.

State Police are investigating the incident. They believe the bullet came from a shotgun.

Authorities are unsure if the bullet came from an illegal hunter or someone firing at the car.