One killed, five wounded in California bus shooting
A suspect is reportedly in custody.
By RACHEL WOLF
A 51-year-old woman was killed and five others were injured in a shooting attack on a Greyhound bus headed from Los Angeles to San Francisco, according to American media outlets.The bus driver was able to pull over and "persuade the shooter" to get out of the bus, Sgt. Brian Pennings with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said, according to NBC News. He added that the suspect left a black handgun behind.Pennings said that the driver "handled the situation professionally and appropriately to minimize any more possible victims." According to NBC News, the driver was not injured.The shooting reportedly took place on Interstate 5 and the bus was carrying 40 people at the time of the shooting. The conditions of the five wounded range from moderate to critical, NBC News reported, adding that one was airlifted to the hospital.The passengers who were not injured were picked up by another Greyhound bus, ABC 7 reported."Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone and every family member impacted by the incident today. We are gathering details and will assist the Kern County police in every way possible during their investigation,"Greyhound wrote in a statement according to ABC 7.A suspect is in custody, according to multiple American media outlets. The motive behind the attack has not been disclosed.