By Phil Helsel / NBC News
April 7, 2016

A Texas school district is investigating a disturbing incident in which a student is seen on video being slammed to the ground by a school police officer.

The incident occurred at Rhodes Middle School on March 29, the San Antonio Independent School District said in a statement Wednesday.

“The video is very disturbing, and we have launched a formal investigation that is being conducted by both district police and administration,” Leslie Price, executive director of communications for the district, said in a statement.

District officials said they became aware of the video, first posted to social media…

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