Indiana State Police are investigating after a Vermillion County Sheriff's deputy accidentally fired a gun and hit a student at South Vermillion High School Thursday morning.

The student suffered non-life-threatening injuries, WTHI reports.

There was a class teaching students how to be officers. Participants in the classroom were doing a drill about a scenario with a so-called "bad guy."

ISP identified the deputy involved in the incident as Tim DisPennett, a 19-year veteran with the Vermillion County Sheriff's Office.

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