An elementary school student in Costa Mesa was struck in the ieg by a small projectile similar to a BB shortly before school began Thursday morning.
The unidentified 10-year-old was treated in the health office and returned to class at College Park Elementary School.
Several students in the school's field area said they had heard what sounded like BB's being shot around 8 a.m. That's about the time At the same time, the student was
struck in the calf.
The Costa Mesa Police Department was called, and an investigation was launched. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detective Bureau at (714) 754-5205.