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Teen Killed on Metro Transit Bus

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed on a Metro Transit bus early Sunday.

The incident happened shortly after midnight on Metro Transit route 74 heading towards downtown St. Paul. After an altercation apparently between two groups of teens, the shooter leaned inside the bus and shot the victim in the chest said police.

The victim was identified by family on Sunday as Earl Freeman of St. Paul.

The shooting is the third violent attack to occur on a Metro Transit bus that resulted in serious injury or death since early March.

Police are looking for a suspect they described as being a male between 16 and 18 years old.

Check out the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press coverage of this story.