Another Pepper Spray Discharge At A Chicago School

Jim Gudas
May 15, 2019 - 4:52 pm

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) – Fifteen children were taken to hospitals Wednesday afternoon, after pepper spray was discharged at a Chicago Public Schools building.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said pepper spray was discharged in a classroom at Fairfield Elementary Academy at 62nd and Fairfield. The chemical was confined to that classroom.

This is the latest in a series of pepper spray and other aerosol discharges at CPS, including six incidents at Morgan Park High School on the South Side.