Newport School investigates bullet discharge inside school

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

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

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

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