1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Greyhound Bus Shooting in California

By Anna Breuer on 3 February 2020
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One person was killed and five were injured after a shooter opened fire on a Greyhound bus in California early Monday morning.

The bus was en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

The police had a man in custody, which took place along the Grapeville section of Interstate 5 in Kern County, which is 80 miles (129 kilometers) north of Los Angeles.

The bus driver’s actions were “heroic,” one of the responding officers, California Highway Patrol Sergeant Brian Pennings, said.

A passenger on the bus called 911 at 1:27 a.m. local time to report the incident. Pennings told reporters that the driver immediately stopped the bus on the shoulder and managed to get the shooter to exit the bus without his gun.  The bus driver then drove to the next exit and stopped at a filling station.

The passenger who was killed was a woman from Colombia.  One of the injured passengers had to be airlifted to a hospital, while two others were transported by ambulance.

The police were able to apprehend the shooter where the bus driver had dropped him off.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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