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    Fired Attorney Returns to Workplace With Weapon, Police Say
    Denton Police Department
    Petrina Thompson mug shot.

    Police arrested a Denton attorney Friday after they say she brought a weapon to the law office where she'd recently been fired.

    Denton police said witnesses told them Petrina Thompson returned to the law office, in the 400 block of S. Carroll Boulevard, Friday with a gun and fired one round.

    Police said they had not confirmed a shot was fired, but did find the weapon, which was jammed.

    Thompson fled the scene, but was arrested minutes later, police said.

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    A school officer and a student were injured at Wisoonsin's Oshkosh West High School Tuesday morning, when the student was shot after attempting to stab the office with a sharp object. The shooting comes just one day after a school resource officer at Waukesha South High School shot a 17-year-old armed student who refused to drop his weapon.

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    She was booked into the Denton City Jail Friday and later moved to the Denton County Jail, where she is held on $150,000 bond and faces three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

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