SHREVEPORT, LA - Just weeks before the school year wraps up, tensions have been rising at Magnolia Charter School on the Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport. Things got so heated that several teens were involved in a pretty big fight.

YouTube via KSLA
YouTube via KSLA

KSLA reports a Shreveport Officer serving as a school resource officer on campus decided to use pepper spray to break up the fight. Several parents now claim their children are experiencing some side effects from the pepper spray used during the melee.

KSLA reports school officials released the following statement on Tuesday:

Magnolia School of Excellence prides itself on creating a safe environment conducive to learning and building strong minds and good hearts. As part of our safety plan, we have a Shreveport Police Officer on campus to maintain a safe learning environment. During an altercation between two students yesterday, the officer on duty made the decision to legally deploy pepper spray to disperse the crowd.

This fight happened on Monday afternoon. No reports yet on any possible arrests.

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