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JTA Bus Shot into Thursday Night

By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn. – Police are searching for at least two people in connection with gunshots that were fired into a Jackson Transit Authority bus, Thursday.

According to a news release, the bus driver reported that an individual with at least one other person shot two or three times into his bus as he passed them on Tracewood near Raintree breaking glass.

There was one passenger on the bus at the time of the shooting, but they left before officers arrived. The driver was not injured and did not believe the passenger was injured either.

Investigators said they would like to speak with the passenger as a witness to the incident. He is described as being a black male in his late teens to early 20’s about 5’10” tall with a dark complexion and “bad teeth.” He may have been talking on a cell phone when the shooting occurred.
If you know who the passenger was or have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 731.424.8477 or on the web at www.424TIPS.org. Tips can be submitted anonymously.