Man accused of shooting at buses in Poland

Dec. 4, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Police in Warsaw, Poland, said they arrested a man who allegedly has been shooting at public buses and trains in the Polish capital.

Polish Radio reported Thursday the 31-year-old suspect, whose identity was not released, is accused of firing on five buses and three trains, damaging the public vehicles but causing no injuries or fatalities.

Authorities allege after his arrest, the suspect confessed to shooting at a bus in Warsaw last Monday.

Polish Radio said several air rifles were allegedly found in the suspect's house, leading police to suspect the weapons were used in the rush hour shootings.

According to Warsaw Police Headquarters, members of the general public in Warsaw helped police capture the alleged shooter.

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