RTA responds to bus struck by bullet

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Regional Transit Authority responded Monday to an incident over the weekend where a bullet struck and RTA bus over the weekend.

An RTA spokesperson released a statement Monday saying, “The safety of our customers and our employees is our number one concern here at RTA. While our bus was not the target, the RTA is cooperating fully with Dayton Police as they investigate this unfortunate incident.”

Officials say it happened at the intersection of Main Street and Neil Avenue around 6:50 p.m.

Dispatchers tell 2 NEWS the bullet knocked one person out of their wheelchair and another got a minor face laceration when a window was shattered by the bullet.

A person who works for the Dayton Regional Transit Authority Dispatch Center called 911 and explained what was happening.

You can hear in the call the information was coming in and the caller explains to police dispatchers she was getting information second-hand.

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