Shooting On Greyhound Bus From LA Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured
A woman is dead and five others injured after someone opened fire on a Greyhound bus bound for San Francisco.
The California Highway Patrol says a man boarded the 6848-1 and then started firing shots just before 1:30 Monday morning, while the bus was traveling on Interstate 5. The bus then pulled over near Lebec, and the alleged shooter got off.
The woman who died is believed to be from Colombia. Two of those injured are in serious condition.
A suspect is in custody. It’s still unclear whether this was a random or targeted shooting.
"At this time there's no evidence to indicate that there was terrorism involved, or anything like that. We are still trying to establish a motive," CHP Sgt. Brian Pennings said at a late morning press conference.
A black handgun with additional magazines were left behind and later recovered by authorities, Pennings said.
Passengers are being questioned. Police say cell phones are being provided to passengers so that they can contact their loved ones.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone and every family member impacted by the incident today," Greyhound said in a statement.
This is a developing story.
The California Highway Patrol says a man got onto bus 6848-1 and started firing shots just before 1:30 Monday morning.