School officer fires weapon by accident
A school resource officer accidentally discharged his service weapon Tuesday morning at a middle school in Alexandria, Va., police said.
No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at George Washington Middle School in the 1000 block of Mount Vernon Avenue.
Alexandria police said the officer discharged his weapon inside his office at the school. He contacted his supervisor and school staff.
Police said classes continued. Authorities also said the school resource officer is a five-year veteran of the Alexandria Police Department.