MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Wright County say two school buses were hit by gunfire early Tuesday morning.
According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, it happened after 2 a.m. at the Stahlke Bus Service facility on County Line Road in Delano.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: More Dangerous Wind Chill Early Thursday, Light Snow Friday
A man was gassing up his SUV at a nearby Holiday Station before the incident. When he left, he noticed a car with a broken headlight following him. When he turned into the Stahlke facility, someone fired several shots at his, leaving bullet holes and breaking windows. The broken glass left a small cut on the driver’s face.
Investigators say the gunfire hit a bus parked nearby, and one bullet went through a garage door and shattered the back window of another bus inside. Authorities say nobody was inside the bus garage, or in either bus that was hit, at the time of the incident.READ MORE: Pond Hockey, Snow Sculpting Events Bringing International Attention To MN Winter Fun
Deputies say they recovered four bullet casings on the roadway. They’re still processing the scene Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Senate Democrats Fail To Change Rules On Filibuster To Pass Voting Rights (CBS News)
Authorities say they believe the incident was isolated, and there is not a public safety risk. There have been no arrests, but authorities say the investigation is active and ongoing.