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Passenger injured after shooting on bus in Baldwin Park – NBC Los Angeles

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting that occurred on a bus on the 10 Freeway in the Baldwin Park area.

The CHP said the shooting occurred around 6 p.m. after an argument broke out between two passengers on the bus as it traveled west on Highway 10 near the Puente Avenue exit.

The CHP confirmed that a passenger was struck by a bullet or bullet fragment. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

They said the shooter – who they believe is a man – ran from the bus as the driver tried to exit the highway. When officers arrived, they began searching an adjacent parking lot for the man.

They called the surrounding police authorities for help and used dogs to track the man, but they still were unable to locate the shooter.

“I can assure you that working with West Covina and the Baldwin Park Police Department and the California Highway Patrol, we have enough officers that are in the community right now doing everything we can to keep the community safe and to apprehend the suspect as quickly as possible,” said Saul Gomez of the CHP.

According to the CHP, there were about 20 people on the bus when the shooting occurred. The driver attempted to stop at the bus stop, as per his training, to de-escalate the situation.

The CEO of Foothills Transit told NBC4 that there are multiple cameras on the bus and that CHP has the relevant video evidence.