Man shooting school bus driver in head

Lester Mason
February 9, 2019

The video is hard to see, but shows what appear to be a couple gun flashes right away.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation released chilling video of a school bus driver being shot in an apparent road rage incident.

A security guard shot and injured a school bus driver after a minor traffic incident in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, local police say.

Police say 911 calls came in about the crash.

Two of the bullets struck the 78-year-old male bus driver in the head and left arm.

The 31-year-old was charged with second-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault with a unsafe weapon. He walked to the passenger door and reportedly tried to get onto the bus.

The school bus driver, whose identity has not been made public, was rushed to hospital. "Minneapolis police are continuing their investigation and if we can add aggravating circumstances for a longer sentence, should we prove him guilty, we will do so". "The words to describe what went on here, we nearly run out of ways to describe this".

He is expected to make his first appearance on the charges in Hennepin County District Court Friday.

In a blurry video of the incident released by the Minnesota DOT, a man who is allegedly Lilly gets out of the vehicle and walks back toward the bus, which is halted in traffic on the highway. "It is just horrific", said chief deputy Hennepin County Attorney David Brown told reporters.

There was one student on the bus, an 8-year-old girl, but she was not hurt.

He then walked back to the front of the bus and fired five shots at the bus windshield, the complaint states.

That's when Lilly pulled out a 9mm semi-automatic handgun and started walking toward the front of the bus, according to the criminal complaint.

Lilly told officers he feared for his safety, but the complaint says video footage shows he had retreated to a safe spot.

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