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Police: Gun fires, strikes teen in leg on city bus in Monona

September 19, 2018

MONONA, Wis. (AP) — Police are looking for a 16-year-old boy who was showing a gun that went off and wounded another teen on a city bus in Monona.

Madison police say they received a call just before 4 p.m. Wednesday about someone shot on a Madison Metro bus.

Police say the suspect was showing the gun to a 17-year-old boy when it went off, striking the victim in the leg. The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect ran away.

WISC-TV reports La Follette High School, Sennett Middle School and Monona Grove High Schools went on lockdown in response. School district officials say all students and staff have since been releaed.

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