Gun goes off inside Ocho Rios classroom, student shot Loop Jamaica

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A student of the Ocho Rios High School in St Ann, was on Monday shot and injured on the school’s compound. 

This is a developing story, but information reaching Loop News from a usually reliable source is that a schoolboy took an illegal firearm to the educational institution and it went off inside a classroom, hitting a schoolgirl in the leg.

The incident occurred sometime after 1pm.

The injured child has been rushed to the hospital. 

Several students were left shaken as a result of the shooting incident. The police are currently at the institution, which is located in the resort town of the parish.

It is understood that the weapon has since been seized.

More information to come.

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