Officials: Police officer accidentally fired gun inside school

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Officials in Jersey City say a police officer has been reassigned after accidentally firing his gun inside a school.

The incident happened at Snyder High School back on Jan. 2 around 8 a.m.

According to the school district's spokeswoman, students were not around the officer, Dana Jackson, when he fired the weapon.

No injuries have been reported.

A source says Jackson told authorities he was cleaning his gun when it fired.

Jackson has been on the force for 13 years.

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