SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Public School officials said a school resource officer was hit while trying to break up a fight on a school bus Wednesday afternoon.

School leaders said the fight happened on a bus outside of Hamblen Elementary School on Thurston Ave. Officials said the officer tried to break up the fight and in the process was hit by one of the students. Officials said the officer then called for backup.

School leaders said the officer was not seriously injured.