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Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Hijacked Empty School Bus

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 29, 2009 8:00PM

Strange story this morning: it seems a bus driver hijacked a bus and led police on a chase that ended with the man being shot and killed by officers as he tried to ram police cars with the bus. Another employee was on the bus but was not hurt in the chase. The driver had been with the bus company since March and the hijacking/chase occurred after he allegedly had an argument with a manager. He crashed the bus into several other buses and cars during the chase. The chase started in south suburban Riverdale but ended in nearby Glenwood. [Tribune, Sun-Times]