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School buses shot at in Fayetteville

Posted November 5, 2008 5:35 p.m. EST
Updated November 5, 2008 11:22 p.m. EST

— Shots from a pellet gun were fired at two school buses Wednesday afternoon, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

The buses, from John Griffin Middle School, were at the intersection of Gillis Hill and Stoney Point roads in Fayetteville when the shots were fired around 4 p.m.

Witnesses told police a person driving an unknown vehicle shot at the buses with what appeared to be a pellet gun.

About 30 students were on each bus, but no injuries were reported, Cumberland County School officials said. There was only minor damage to one window on each bus.

No arrests have been made.