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Man, teen charged with shooting school buses

Posted December 9, 2010 11:04 a.m. EST

— A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old have been accused of shooting a pellet gun at six Wayne County school buses, according to the sheriff's office.

Sgt. Larry N. Mitchell said that the windshields of six buses parked at Eastern Wayne Elementary School on New Hope Road in La Grange were damaged late Sunday or early Monday. Investigators recovered a pellet gun they believe was used in the crime.

Claudarris Raheem Woods, of 183 Guinevere Lane in La Grange, was charged with willfully damaging a public school bus and possessing a weapon on a school campus, both misdemeanors. He was given a $500 secured bond.

The 14-year-old was charged as a juvenile in connection with the vandalism.