Toronto bus operator shot with BB gun, police say

Police are investigating after a bus driver in Toronto was allegedly shot with a BB gun while waiting to begin work.

In a tweet, Toronto police said the incident was reported in the area of Markham Road and Progress Avenue at around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Police said a Toronto Transit Commission operator waiting to take over a bus was shot with a BB gun, although no physical injuries were reported.

Toronto mayor John Tory called it “shameful behaviour,” saying he condemned “this act of violence against an innocent transit worker.”

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