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Pellet gun attacks plaguing Nev. transit agency

Posted on July 24, 2015

RENO, Nev. — Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) bus riders are frightened as vandals are continually using pellet guns to shoot out windows in the Reno-Sparks area, KOLO reported.

In the last month, 17 windows on 12 buses have been shot out by vandals with a BB or pellet gun. So far, the vandalism has cost RTC an estimated $20,000. In addition, every time it happens, the bus has to be pulled out of service, which affects transportation reliability. For the full story, click here.

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