Danville principal on leave after incident

October 20, 2009 9:17:28 AM PDT
A principal at Monte Vista High in Danville is on administrative leave after an incident with an Airsoft Pistol that involved a student on campus.

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A school district spokesman says an investigation is underway. He says Rebecca Smith handled the gun in an in appropriate manner in front of a student.

An Airsoft Pistol shoots plastic pellets that generally can't break the skin.

Smith's attorney isn't commenting on the case, but did say he hopes his client will get a fair chance to present her side of the story.

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