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University: SSU officer accidentally fires gun

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A Savannah State University campus officer is on administrative suspension pending the outcome of an internal investigation. 

The school said the officer accidentally discharged his weapon during a firearm training demonstration, sending a bullet through a window. It happened at the Herbert Technical Building in the C wing. The bullet lodged in a wall in a classroom.

"From this we investigate all our protocol and policies regarding firearms to see whether or not we need to make any changes and we probably will need to make changes based upon this incident," said Julian Coaxum, SSU's chief of police.

Class was in session at the time. No one was hurt.

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