Pedestrian dead after DC Metro 'bus-jacking'

Posted at 11:33 AM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 17:17:51-04

A pedestrian has been pronounced dead after a DC Metro “bus-jacking" in Northeast Washington, D.C. Tuesday morning. 

DC Police said a suspect assaulted the bus driver before stealing the bus and hitting a pedestrian in a gas station lot. 

incident occurred in the 4200 block of Minnesota Avenue. Metro Transit Police said the bus driver sustained non-life threatening injuries. No passengers were hurt.

Police said the suspect is in custody.

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