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March 12, 2014

Window breaks, officer injured at Garinger High

A school resource officer was injured Wednesday morning when he backed into a glass window at Garinger High School. The school resource officer stepped backwards into a window, and the shattering glass cut the officer on his hand.

A school resource officer was injured Wednesday morning when he backed into a glass window at Garinger High School.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools spokeswoman said the incident took place about 11:30 a.m. inside the northeast Charlotte school. She said the officer was “involved in a situation” with a student and stepped backward.

He backed into the window, the spokeswoman said, and it shattered. The officer suffered cuts on his hand and was taken by Medic to a hospital for treatment. Steve Lyttle

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