June 30, 2014 5:19 pm

Transit bus passengers in Surrey frightened after bus shot at four times

Global News files

Transit Police say a bus with 40 people aboard was shot at four times early Sunday in Surrey.

Police say the bus was traveling south on Fraser Highway in the 13700-13800 blocks of Fraser Highway when it was struck. The driver immediately pulled over upon hearing the impact of the shots and glass breaking.

The bus was struck four times, once to the front windshield on the passenger side; one shot to each of the passenger side windows and one to the rear exit door. No one was injured despite some of the glass being completely shattered.

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Police say a BB-style pellet gun was located on the road during a search of the area. They believe the shots were fired from a high powered BB gun, possibly semi-automatic in style.

Officers canvassed the area after the incident but no suspects have been identified.

Transit Police ask anyone who may have seen someone or something suspicious in the area before during or after this shooting to call 604-515-8300 or text to 87 77 77. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Recently, several city buses in Victoria were shot at with pellet guns. No one was injured.




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