04. March 2013 · Comments Off on Officer assigned to protect high school accidentally discharges his own gun · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags: , , ,

In response to the Sandy Hook shooting, the Highland Central School District in New York state initiated a new student resource officer program, putting armed police officers into schools. They suspended the program in March of 2013, when one of the school resource officers, Sean McCutcheon, accidentally discharged his gun in the hallway of Highland High School. The incident occurred in the middle of the afternoon on a school day with students present, but fortunately no one was injured.

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