AC Transit bus hit by gunfire in East Oakland

February 20, 2014 5:57:47 PM PST
An AC Transit bus was caught in the crossfire of a shooting Thursday afternoon in East Oakland, a transit agency spokesman said.

The Line 40 bus was hit by gunfire three times around 4:05 p.m. near 78th and Bancroft avenues, AC Transit spokesman Clarence Johnson said.

The operator and passengers on board were not injured in the shooting, he said.

The bus was pulled from service and passengers transferred to another bus, Johnson said.