Video shows passengers diving for cover when the RideKC bus they were on was struck by two gunshots late Tuesday.
Someone fired two shots that hit the bus just after 11 p.m. as it pulled away from a bus stop near 40th Street and Troost Avenue.
In surveillance video released Wednesday afternoon, passengers can be seen ducking and diving for cover. There were seven people aboard the bus, including the driver, when the bullets struck the right side of the bus.
“It appears that the bus was not the target, nor were any of the passengers or the operator,” the KCATA said in a statement.
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The driver told police he heard gunshots after he approached 40th Street. The bus continued south on Troost Avenue and pulled over at Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, where the driver alerted a KCATA dispatcher and met with officers.
The bus windshield had a bullet hole, and one rear passenger side window was cracked.
In the video released by the KCATA, the rear-facing passenger-side camera shows dark glass falling from the window. A person is then seen exiting a driveway on foot. On the rear-facing driver-side camera, a person can be seen crossing the street.
Police did not have a detailed description of the gunman or where the gunshots originated.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.