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Last Updated: 2010-01-20

From: Detectives John Flores, Benjamin Toderico and Rashaan Wigfall

Number: 17-42
Date of Release: 11/20/2017

Shots were fired at a school bus full of students and Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers wants to help the Richmond Police Department identify the offenders.

A Richmond City Public School bus was making its rounds dropping off students after school on November 1 around 2:50 in the afternoon. There was a fight between students on the bus that lasted for several minutes which caused the bus driver to push the emergency button and stop the bus at the intersection of Whitcomb and Deforrest Streets. The fight was broken up and the students got off at their stop. The bus was not finished with its route and it was still full of students. Once the bus started to drive away to continue to drop off students, the bus was hit by four bullets. Miraculously, no students were struck by the gunfire.

Shots fired at school bus - Click to enlarge

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