A municipal bus in Gatineau was the target of firearms overnight from Thursday to Friday in the Outaouais. Fortunately, no one was violated in the events.
The shot was fired at around am towards a bus from the Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO) which was traveling in the region of Mont-Bleu.
An investigation was conducted for shots fired in the STO bus yesterday in the Mont-Bleu region.
There were no passengers on board and the driver was not injured.
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According to authorities, the driver was preparing to complete his journey when the incident occurred, near the intersection of boulevards de la Cité-des-Jeunes and du Mont-Bleu.
The driver of the car told the police that he heard loud noises while he was driving the vehicle.
Then the bus stopped and did not notice anything suspicious.
Then he did not see the impact of the missile on the bus until he returned to the municipality.
Fortunately, the municipal worker was not injured, and no passenger was on board at the time.
By examining the city’s vehicle, the police were able to establish without a doubt that the attack was caused by the discharge of a firearm.
Investigators and forensic identification technicians arrived at the shooting scene to try to get a clearer picture of this case.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Gatineau police at 819 243-4636, option 5.