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Incident Report for Case #2007-140191

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

11/19/2007 - 2:42 PM


1300 block Seminole Highway


Male black, age 13, Madison
Teen was arrested for 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety

Male black, age 14, Madison
Teen was arrested for Disorderly Conduct


Male white, age 27, Madison, Metro bus driver.


On November 19th at 2:44 p.m. Madison police responded to 1300 Seminole Highway after a Metro bus driver noticed someone pointing a gun out of a window on the back of his bus. This was a bus with about 50 Cherokee Middle School students on board. They were going home from school. The driver also indicated he had been shot in the back of the head with a BB. This caused no injury. Officers were able to find a Smith & Wesson black plastic BB/pellet gun & a container of BBs in a backpack. The 13 year old listed above admitted the backpack was his and he had fired the weapon. A friend of his was arrested for disorderly conduct after he threatened to harm other students. He believed one of those students had "snitched."

Released 11/20/2007 at 3:26 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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