Students hospitalized after pepper spray incident

May 26, 2009 3:15:11 PM PDT
Twelve students were hospitalized after someone released pepper spray in a high school on the city's Northwest Side.Ambulances were sent to Prosser Career Academy around 12:30 on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say a student sprayed the chemical in a third floor classroom.

Twelve students were taken to area hospitals complaining of breathing problems. Other students were relocated to the gymnasium.

The building was not evacuated and classes resumed about one hour after the incident.