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Driver Hurt When Metro Bus Hit By Gunfire In Echo Park

Metro bus (Photo by Frederick Dennstedt via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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A Metro bus was hit by gunfire in Echo Park on Sunday afternoon, leaving the driver wounded.According to ABC 7 the bus was near the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and Coronado Street around 2:50 p.m. when a gunshot shattered the front windshield. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries and the passengers were unharmed. According to NBC 4 the driver was grazed in the head.

Police are still searching for the gunman, and it is unclear whether the bus was targeted or simply caught in crossfire.

The bus was carrying about 30 passengers at the time of the shooting.

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