CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the person(s) responsible for striking two Clay County school buses with rocks during the morning routes.
UPDATE: The Clay County Sheriff's Office released the following response after reports of gunfire on County Road 218:
"Contrary to rumors being said, there is no evidence of gunfire toward any of our schoolbuses in Clay County. There is, however, evidence of rocks being thrown at the buses and striking them. Part of that supporting evidence is the rocks themselves that were recovered inside the buses. Thankfully no one was harmed.
Please note that this call was dispatched as a “shots fired“ incident based on the preliminary information obtained. That was quickly unfounded and dispelled upon the arrival of our deputies.
We want to say thank you to all the understanding citizens, students and employees who were affected by this incident. All routes have resumed normal and investigation will continue in search of a suspect(s). "
Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office are investigating after several school buses traveling on County Road 218, near the Clay Hill area, were hit with rocks Monday morning.
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There are no injuries reported, according to CCSO.
Routes will be delayed.
If you have any information pertaining to these incidents or if your car was struck while driving in the area, you are asked to call deputies at (904) 264-6512.
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