ALEXANDRIA, VA (WHDH) — Officers launched an investigation following a scare at a Northern Virginia middle school.
Police said a resource officer accidentally fired a gun while at the school Tuesday morning.
Officials said no one was hurt and that the officer immediately reported the incident to his supervisor.
This incident followed a similar accident in California.
A teacher there was placed on leave after he accidentally discharged a gun into the ceiling.
Authorities said the teacher was teaching a course on public safety.
One student had to be treated after being hit by bullet fragments.
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