Repairs made to bullet damage at Hamilton Elementary

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Hamilton Local School District closed the elementary school Wednesday so they could fix a window hit by gunfire.

A school district spokesperson said there is no evidence that the shot was intentional, and class will be back in session Thursday.

According to the district’s website, a bullet struck a window on the north side of Hamilton Elementary School late Tuesday, well after school hours.  

The school was be closed Wednesday while the window was repaired, and an investigation is ongoing.   

“The safety of our students is our top priority. All other buildings were inspected, and with careful consideration and consultation from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Obetz Police, it was deemed safe to have school as normal in all other buildings,” the district released in a statement.  

No injuries were reported. 

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