Durham police ask for help to identify 2 people after stray bullet hits school bus

Police are asking for help to identify two people who may have information about a shooting Friday in which a stray bullet struck a school bus filled with middle school students.

The bus was stopped in the 1800 block of Cheek Road around 3 p.m. Friday when a bullet hit the front windshield, police said. The driver was injured by flying glass.

“Investigators believe the bullet came from a passing vehicle,” Durham police said in a news release Tuesday.

Nineteen students from Shepard Middle School were on the bus, according to police.

On Tuesday, police released images of the two people they hope to find.

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Durham police are trying to identify these two people who might have information about a shooting involving a school bus on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Durham Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Harris at 919-560-4281, ext. 29120 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

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