Donna ISD student sprayed pepper spray in school hallway

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Unusual odor at a Donna ISD middle school (Source: CBS 4)

Donna Independent School District has released the result of the investigation into an unusual smell that caused a middle school to close early on Monday.

According to the district, Donna ISD Police determined the smell was caused by a student that sprayed pepper spray in the hallway, affecting students in the area.

A statement from the district adds the student is facing disciplinary action and possible criminal charges.

Students were dismissed early on Monday as a precaution and for student safety. 

Donna ISD resumed classes Tuesday after the fire department cleared the building and informed it was safe for students and staff. 

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