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Police investigating if BB broke window of loaded school bus

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Police in the northern Idaho city of Coeur d'Alene are trying to determine whether a BB gun or pellet gun was used to shoot out the window of a school bus full of kids headed home from school.

Police were notified just after 3 p.m. Tuesday that a passenger window near the middle of the bus broke as the vehicle was heading down a local street. The police department later released a statement that said the break appeared to be caused by a projectile from a BB or pellet gun.

None of the 20 students on board were injured, nor was the driver. The students, who were all in middle- and high-school, were taken to a nearby school where they were loaded on a different bus and brought home.

The investigation is still underway.

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