Updated May 5, 2018

Gun-related school incidents linked to armed adults

Marion County Police officers stand in front of Forest High School

Police stand in front of Forest High School after a shooting. Photo: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images

There have been more than 30 gun-related incidents reported since 2014 involving arms brought to a school by law enforcement officers or educators, according to an Associated Press report.

Why it matters: Since the Parkland shooting, arming teachers has become a major talking point of how to combat school shooting. But the AP reports there have been mishaps around the country, including incidents like a teacher demonstrating gun safety in a classroom and "sending a bullet through a wall," and a sixth-grader picking up a sheriff's loaded gun that was left in a locker room at the school.

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