Teen given home detention for firing at Jacksonville school bus

Teen accused of shooting BB or pellet gun at bus appears in court

A judge Saturday ordered temporary home detention for the teen who admitted to shooting rocks at a Jacksonville school bus with 12 students on board.

Seventeen year old Martinez Jennings is facing a felony charge of shooting deadly missiles into an occupied vehicle.

He's due back in court December 27th.

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Officers said Jennings shot rocks at a bus full of kids from Wolfson High School out of a BB or pellet gun.

A witness saw Jennings and brought officers to his location.

Officers took Jennings into custody after he walked out of a home with the BB or pellet gun in his hand.

He told officers he was bored and had been shooting squirrels.

Police said they determined the bus was shot in the 1700 block of Hiram Street.

The bus driver fled the area after shots were fired and pulled over at 13th and Fairfax.

As they were leaving court Saturday, his mother said she was sorry it happened and didn't know where Jennings got the gun.

Sky Action News Jax was flying above the scene as police investigated.

A teen girl was cut on her finger and did not need to go to the hospital after the shooting. No other injuries were reported and the children are in good spirits, officers said.

The back window of the bus was damaged, according to police.

Parents with students on bus 355 were asked to meet students at R.V. Daniels Elementary School on W. 15th Street.

Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Duval County schools, released a statement:

No student should be fearful when riding to and from school on our busses due to violence. We are relieved that nobody was seriously injured and will actively work with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office to determine who was behind this incomprehensible act."

WATCH LIVE: Chopper video of scene where kid injured after gunfire on Jacksonville school bus. Full report on CBS47 at 5. (Note: No audio due to chopper video)

Posted by Action News Jax on Friday, December 16, 2016

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BREAKING: One child has been hurt, and 12 students were on the bus when the incident occurred:

Posted by Action News Jax on Friday, December 16, 2016