Kid arrested for shooting BB's at bus

OPELIKA, AL (WSFA) - A kid is in custody in Lee County after he shot out the windows of an occupied school bus with a BB gun.

On Monday, January 24 around 3:20 p.m. a Sanford Middle School bus carrying 20 students was traveling on Lee Road 44 when a suspicious noise rang out and one of the windows on the bus shattered. A female student, 11-years-old, suffered minor cuts on her face and hands as a result of the broken glass.

The Lee County Board of Education notified authorities the next day. Investigators took a 13-year-old boy into custody for shooting a BB gun at the bus while it was driving by.

The boy is charged with one count of Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle. He is currently being held in the Lee County Youth Development Center.