CHICAGO - A video posted online to the Facebook page "People of the CTA" shows a Chicago bus driver breaking up a fight and confiscating a handgun, reports CBS Chicago.
The video, taken last week, starts rolling after the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) driver has successfully halted a fight between at least two young men, according to the station. The driver then finds the gun on the floor, and picks it up while a young man moves toward the exit.
"Everybody [on the bus] was shocked and excited, like, 'Oh my god, I can't believe this is what happened,' you know?," Ortega said.
The CTA told the station it reported the incident to police. It is illegal to have a gun on a Chicago city bus or train, whether or not the owner has a permit for concealed carry.
The young man kicked off the bus has not been identified.