UT student in custody after firing a BB gun at a bus

(WBIR-Knoxville) A UT student is in custody after Knoxville Police say he fired a BB gun at a bus.

Officers were called out to 23rd Street and Highland Avenue after a driver of a UT late night bus reported someone had shot out his rear window. UT PD tracked down the suspect, 20-year-old Jack Powers, on the roof of a house on Highland Avenue, in The Fort. They say he was holding a rifle.

Powers is facing aggravated assault, felony vandalism, and other charges.


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