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Shots Fired at a Shuttle Carrying Tourists Bound for the Queen Mary

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Police are looking for whomever fired shots at a shuttle that was carrying tourists from downtown to the Queen Mary in Long Beach last night.

The shooting happened not far from the Queen Mary just after midnight last night. Witnesses reported hearing three gunshots fired, and one of them struck the side of the bus just above a passenger's head. Neither the driver nor the three passengers aboard were struck, according to NBC Los Angeles.

"Me and my girlfriend were out on Pike Avenue having a good time and the next thing we know we're getting shot at," Corey Forbes, a tourist from Sacramento, told NBC. It took him a moment to figure out that the noise wasn't coming from the inside of the bus. "After that, I was like, ok, it's a bullet and we need to get on the ground just in case they're still trying to shoot at us."

Police have no idea who shot at the bus or what the motive could have been for such a shooting.