Kentwood police investigate pellet gun shootings targeting buses, schools

Posted at 12:03 AM, Mar 26, 2015

KENTWOOD, Mich. — Kentwood officers are working to identify at least three suspects following a series of what is believed to be pellet gun shootings targeting buses and schools

Officers say for the third night in a row a bus was targeted in the area of 44th Street near Breton Road and Walma Avenue.

In Wednesday night’s incident, a bus stop was also damaged near 44th Street and Breton Road.  A perimeter was established, and a K-9 officer was brought in to track potential suspects, but no arrests were made.

According to a release from Kentwood Police, two windows at Crestwood Middle School were shot out by a pellet gun March 22.

Investigators say no passengers have been on board the buses that have been hit, just the drivers.  No serious injuries have been reported.

Officer say the suspects involved are believed to be two males and a female, likely teenagers.

Anyone with information on these incidents is being asked to contact Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.