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Police: Woman shot and killed on city bus in Lincoln

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Posted at 5:44 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 18:44:55-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police say a woman who was riding in a city bus died after she was hit by a bullet fired from outside the bus.

The shooting occurred Thursday afternoon.  Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said in a news release the woman was the only passenger when a bullet entered the moving bus through the driver's side and hit her where she was seated.

She was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The woman's name was not released.

Bliemeister said the investigation is continuing and further information would be released Friday.