A school bus was struck by a stray bullet during a shootout that occurred in the aftermath of an attempted carjacking on Thursday afternoon in Chicago’s Tri-Taylor neighborhood. Police report that the incident took place around 1:45 p.m. in the 2400-block of West Taylor.
A man was confronted by an armed individual demanding his car. In response, the victim drew his own weapon, leading to an exchange of gunfire between the two parties.
During the altercation, one of the bullets hit a nearby school bus, penetrating it from the front window to the back. Fortunately, the school bus was empty at the time, and no injuries were reported.
The suspect fled the scene without successfully stealing the victim’s car. Police have confirmed that the victim holds a valid Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card and a Concealed Carry License.
As of now, there have been no arrests made in relation to the shootout. The Chicago police are continuing to investigate the incident.