12 hospitalized in pepper spray incident at Lincoln Square school

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Twelve students were hospitalized Thursday when pepper spray discharged at an elementary school on the Northwest Side, fire officials said.

The incident happened at about 2 p.m. at the Lyman Budlong Elementary School in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

The students were transported in good condition to Swedish Covenant Hospital, Weiss Hospital and St. Francis Hospital.