Caught on cam: Mom assaults bus driver

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WLWT) – Cincinnati police have released surveillance video of an assault inside a school bus.

The attack happened in front of a bus full of young elementary school kids on their way to St. Joseph Catholic School.

Kiesha Shannon, 28, is accused of beating her 5-year-old daughter’s bus driver, Deamber Martin, on October 18.

According to a police report, Shannon blocked the bus with her car, then pried the door open and confronted the woman driving the bus.

In the heat of the moment, Martin said she went into defense mode.

“I was thinking, ‘Oh crap. The bus is running, the kids are everywhere,’ but my life is in danger, you know, I’m in danger, we’re all in danger,” said Martin.

Students can be heard crying out in the video, “Mommy, Mommy!” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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