A 10-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot while on a school bus in Holmes County Wednesday.
The Holmes County Consolidated School District says a bullet went through the bus, which was carrying elementary and middle school students at the time, and hit the boy in the hand.
According to the boy’s mother, he was taken to an area hospital and he is expected to make a full recovery.
HCCSD notified the parents of all the students on the bus during the shooting.
The Holmes County Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol authorities were notified and an investigation is underway.