L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Bullet that struck school bus called ricochet from a teenager target shooting

The bullet that struck a school bus on the Rincon Indian Reservation was apparently a ricochet from a teenager who was target shooting on his family's property, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

The .22-caliber round struck a bus with two adults and six children headed for the Head Start program in the rural area of northeast San Diego County. No one was hurt in the incident, which occurred Monday morning.

Deputies determined that the bullet was fired by a 17-year-old. "It appears that this was not an intentional act on the part of the teenager," according to the Sheriff's Department.

Still, the incident will be reviewed by the district attorney's office.

RELATED:

Shot fired at school bus in San Diego County

Two hurt in mishap at San Diego County Fair

Man shot his teenage sons before setting house on fire and killing himself

--Tony Perry in San Diego

 
Comments () | Archives (0)

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video

About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.

Categories




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: