Gun Shot Hits Chicago School Bus

None of the approximately 25 children on the bus were injured, police said

Friday, Sep 7, 2012  |  Updated 7:33 PM CDT
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A school bus carrying about 25 children to a South Side school was struck by gunfire. NBC 5 Charlie Wojciechowski reports on how the community is reacting and the latest information on the investigation.

A school bus carrying about 25 children to a South Side school was struck by gunfire. NBC 5 Charlie Wojciechowski reports on how the community is reacting and the latest information on the investigation.

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No one was injured Friday morning after a school bus carrying about 25 children to a South Side school was struck by gunfire, Chicago Police said.

The bus was picking up two children in the 10600 block of South Calhoun Avenue when a shot entered a side window, according to Police News Affairs. The bullet appeared to have gone through a seat before exiting a driver's side window.

The shot went through the bus about two blocks from the children's school, Our Lady of Guadalupe School, 9050 S. Burley Ave., police said.

The driver returned to the school right after the incident at about 7:40 p.m., and police were called. Officers responded to a report of criminal damage to property.

They continue to investigate the incident.

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