LOS ANGELES: The principal of a school in the state of South Dakota was somewhat injured on Wednesday after a student opened fire, authorities and media reports said and burst into his office.
Authorities spokesman Todd Baldwin in the town of Harrisburg told AFP that policemen ran after reports of shots being fired to Harrisburg High School.
He said one man was injured and staff and pupils in the school were evacuated.
The Argus Leader paper said the school’s athletic director as well as the assistant principal subsequently handled the pupil and held him until authorities arrived.
The principal allegedly suffered a slight flesh wound.