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New Bedford student brings airsoft pistol to school, shoots classmate

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NEW BEDFORD, M.A. – Authorities at a local school are contemplating appropriate disciplinary measures after sixth grader was brought a airsoft pistol to school on Tuesday.

According to authorities at Global Learning Charter Public Schools, a sixth grade student brought an airsoft pistol into the school, fired a single shot where the pellot hit another student in the arm.

‘Fortunately, no serious injury was inflicted. This does not diminish the fact that the student brought a weapon into the building’, said a letter sent to parents by Executive Director Dr. Stephen Furtado.

Police were notified of the incident.

You can read the full letter below:

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