Stun gun used on Mo. middle school student; officer suspended

Monday, April 14, 2008

MAPLEWOOD, Mo. (AP) -- A school resource officer in suburban St. Louis is suspended with pay after allegedly using a stun gun on a middle school student.

The president of the Maplewood-Richmond Heights school board tells KMOV-TV that the incident happened April 3rd at Maplewood Middle School. The student was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

There is no immediate word on what prompted the officer to use the stun gun.

That officer was suspended with pay while the investigation continues.


Information from: KMOV-TV, http://www.kmov.com

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