School bus driver pulls out stun gun during route when students get ‘rowdy’

A South Carolina school bus driver allegedly pulled out a stun gun when students on her route “got rowdy,” school district officials said.

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The driver, who finished her route on Jan. 18, was placed on administrative leave before she resigned, the Spartanburg Herald-Journal reported.

Officials said the veteran driver showed students the pink combination stun gun and flashlight but did not use it. None of the 15 students aboard the bus were injured, WSPA-TV reported.

According to Spartanburg School District 7 officials, the driver pulled out the stun gun in an attempt to quiet an unruly group of Carver Middle School students, according to the newspaper. District officials said the item was held up to “address what she perceived to be a disruptive bus route.”

The disruption on the bus was not a fight, district spokesperson Beth Lancaster told the Herald-Journal . She called the incident as “loud and otherwise unruly behavior” involving the middle school students.

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