15 students being treated for pepper spray after fight at Greenville high school

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Fifteen students are being treated for the effects of pepper spray after it was used to break up a fight at a Greenville high school around noon today.

Greenville Police Department spokesperson Kristen Hunter says there was a fight between students at South Central High School.

Hunter says no serious injuries are reported, but Greenville Fire-Rescue is treating about 15 students for the effects of pepper spray. A school resource officer deployed pepper spray to break up the fight.

Police are reviewing camera footage to find out who was involved.

Video sent to WITN shows about a dozen students involved in a brawl in the halls of the school. At least one student was seen being taken away in an ambulance from the school.

Three ambulances, a firetruck, and police vehicles were at the school on Forlines Road.

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