Shots fired near school bus stop in Aiken cause panic among parents

Shots fired near school bus stop in Aiken cause panic among parents

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Shots fired near a school bus stop caused panic in an Aiken neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that happened near the intersection of Morgan Street NW and Pinecrest Avenue NW. That location also happens to be a stop for Bus 12 from Aiken Elementary. Tuesday afternoon as three students got off the bus, witnesses they say they heard gunshots nearby. A parent rushed the students into a nearby home.

A representative with the Aiken County Public School District tells WFXG the students were reportedly already off the bus before the shots were fired.

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