Two Metro buses hit by pellets in South L.A.
The windows on two Metro buses shattered Monday night when they were struck by pellets in South Los Angeles, authorities said.
About 7 p.m., a Metro bus traveling east on Imperial Highway approaching Central Avenue was hit by a barrage of pellets, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Rich Maradiaga.
No passengers were injured.
The driver pulled over in the Green Meadows neighborhood and called for a relief bus. Upon arriving, the relief bus was also sprayed with pellets, Maradiaga said.
“No one saw any suspects,” Maradiaga said.
Deputies from the sheriff’s transit services bureau are investigating the incident.
“It’s probably a kid with a pellet gun,” Maradiaga said. “Either way, it’s a felony.”
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