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4 arrested after allegedly pointing firearm at students on school bus in Avon

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Posted at 9:36 PM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 11:45:14-04

AVON — Four people have been arrested in Avon after allegedly pointing a firearm(s) at students on a school bus this afternoon.

According to the Avon Police Department, at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office and the Avon Police Department were notified of an incident in which four people in a car allegedly pointed a firearm at children on a school bus north of Avon.

According to Avon PD, deputies located the suspected vehicle and briefly pursued the car until it crashed near the intersection of US 36 and Dan Jones Road.

One suspect was captured on foot while three more fled into the Satori Flats apartment complex, according to police.

Avon School Police Officers located the suspect inside the apartment and were apprehended with the assistance of Brownsburg police and Indiana State Police, according to the police department.

On Friday, the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office said three juveniles, a 14-year-old and two 15-year-olds, were charged with resisting law enforcement, a Class A Misdemeanor. One juvenile, a 16-year-old, was charged with resisting law enforcement as both a Class A Misdemeanor and a Level 6 felony, possession of stolen property and operating while never receiving a license.

According to the press release from the sheriff's office, additional charges are possible related to possession of and pointing of a firearm.

The incident remains under investigation.

WRTV Senior Digital Content Producer Andrew Smith contributed to this report.