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Newport School investigates bullet discharge inside school

NEWPORT, AR( KAIT) – Newport High School is investigating a student who is accused of bringing a .22 caliber short shell to school and caused it to go off.  

According to Newport School Superintendent Larry Bennett, the student brought a .22 caliber short shell to school, and threw it on the ground in the boy's bathroom causing it to go off. Bennett wanted to stress to parents, that no gun was brought on campus.

No one was injured in the discharge. Police and school officials are investigating the matter.

Region 8 news will continue to track this story and bring you any new details as soon as they become available.

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