Police Investigate BB Gun Shots Fired into Occupied PWCS School Buses

Driver had family members on bus, including infant


Prince William County Police Officers responded to the area of West Longview Drive and Franklin Street in Woodbridge, Mar. 7 at 2:50 p.m., to investigate the destruction of property.

The investigation revealed that a Prince William County Public School bus was traveling in the aforementioned area when a passenger side window of the bus was struck by a BB projectile.

"At the time of the incident, the bus was occupied by the bus driver and two family members identified as an infant and a 14-year-old male juvenile, and a bus attendant," said Master Officer Renee Carr. 

While investigating the incident, officers were informed of an unreported incident earlier in the day involving a second Prince William County School bus that was also struck with a BB projectile while traveling in the same area.

No injuries were reported in either incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incidents listed in this report is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a webtip to: pwcva.gov/policetip.

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