Virginia high school student treated after lighting bullets

Virginia high school student treated after lighting bullets
The school was placed on a lockdown that was lifted around 2:45 p.m. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - School officials in Virginia say a high school student lit one or more bullets as he held them in his hand in a classroom, causing a minor explosion and requiring treatment for his injuries.

Norfolk Public Schools spokeswoman Barbara M. Hunter tells news outlets that the incident occurred in a science class at Maury High School on Friday, and she added that no other injuries were reported.

The school was placed on a lockdown that was lifted around 2:45 p.m.

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