CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three students and two teachers were hurt in spray attack at Morgan Park High School — the latest of at least four spray attacks at the school in a week.
Officers responded at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday to an aerosol spray attack on the 2nd and 3rd floors at the 1700 block of West Pryor, Chicago police said. A police spokesperson could not confirm if it was pepper spray.
Three students were taken to Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island and Little Company of Mary Hospital, police said. Two teachers affected by the spray refused medical treatment.
Police said they were reviewing surveillance video to determine a suspect.
At least three other spray attacks have been reported at the school since April 25.
On Tuesday, two students and a teacher were sprayed about 1:10 p.m. at the school, police said. The students were taken to hospitals and the teacher refused medical attention.
In response to these attacks, Morgan Park High School has “implemented additional safety screening measures and is creating a plan of action,” CPS said in a statement.
Students involved in the incidents have been identified and the situation “will be handled in accordance with CPS policies,” CPS said.