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13-year-old boys arrested after pellet gun fired on Madison school bus

Posted at 12:41 PM, Dec 04, 2019

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Police in Madison arrested two teenage boys Wednesday after one of them fired a pellet gun from a school bus and the other took the gun into their middle school.

Police said in a news release that one of the boys fired the gun out of a bus window Tuesday afternoon, striking a female student who had just disembarked. Her condition wasn't immediately known. WISC-TV reports that the school does not believe the student with the pellet gun intended to harm anyone.

Police said security staff at Jefferson Middle School along with a police officer intercepted the bus as it arrived at the school on Wednesday morning. The boy was arrested on suspicion of second-degree recklessly endangering safety and resisting arrest.

Meanwhile, another boy took the pellet gun into the school. He was arrested on suspicion of possessing a weapon on school grounds.

Police said investigations continue.

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