School of­fi­cer fires weapon by ac­ci­dent

The Washington Post - - METRO - — Dana Hedg­peth

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.

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