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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-199

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 6, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    School Bus Hit By BB Gun Pellet

    No one on the bus was injured.
    • Monday
    • May 6, 2019
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Gordon Road
    • Riverview


    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident involving a school bus that was struck by a BB gun pellet on Monday afternoon.

    Around 1 p.m., an unknown subject shot a BB through the window of school bus #4343 from Summerfield Elementary School. The bus was driving near the intersection of Gordon Road and Entrance Way in Riverview. While there were eleven student on board at the time of the incident, no one was injured.

    It is unknown at this time where the shot came from or if it was a prank by a juvenile. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone from the public with information on this incident to call 813-247-8200.

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