Girl Wielding Pepper Spray Lands 9 Kids in Hospital
Incident sends 9 to hospital
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 30, 2011 10:41 AM CST
Pepper spray ... now in classrooms.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Welcome to Pepper Spray Nation. America's newly favorite weapon is making its way from the streets of California to the aisles of Walmart to the country's high schools. DNAInfo reports that nine Harlem students were rushed to a NYC hospital yesterday afternoon after a 14-year-old used pepper spray in a classroom. The Academy for Social Action didn't comment on why the girl blasted the spray, notes the New York Daily News. A student tells the Post that the classmate "sprayed the irritant indiscriminately into the air."

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YouLikeDont
Nov 30, 2011 10:30 PM CST
A bright future as a cop.
LK789
Nov 30, 2011 3:46 PM CST
Pepper Spray doesn't blind people! People blind people! heh
carbonatedturtle
Nov 30, 2011 11:03 AM CST
"sprayed the irritant indiscriminately into the air." Well there's your problem. Everyone knows that pepper spray isn't harmful at all as long as you spray it directly into someone's face.