Man charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of public transit bus operator.

4 month ago

Tampa news, Florida news.

A 35-year-old man was charged with murder in the murder of a bus operator in Florida.

Police told passengers on a Hillsborough regional bus Saturday afternoon in Tampa that 35-year-old Justin McGriff was arguing with the operator and stabbing him in the throat.

The victim was able to safely pull his bus off the roadside after being stabbed.

Police said McGriff fled after stabbing I-275, but was quickly placed in police custody on the shoulder of the northbound road lanes.

Officers said on Sunday that there was "no clear reason" for the attack.

The identity of the victim was not revealed Sunday afternoon.