Atlanta Police said a 14-year-old student has been shot at Price Middle School in southeast Atlanta on Thursday afternoon. According to the Atlanta Fire Department a 14-year-old was shot in the head and a teacher was also injured. Atlanta Public Schools public information officer Steve Alford said the child was awake when taken to Grady Hospital. The suspect in the shooting, has been tentatively identified as a student, and was taken into custody. The school was quickly placed on lockdown, and will be dismissed at it’s regular time of 3:45pm.
A spokesperson with Atlanta Public Schools will be holding a news conference to release additional details in the shooting within the next hour.
We’ll update this post, as information is received.