14-Year Old Student Shot at Atlanta Middle School

14-Year Old Student Shot at Atlanta Middle School


ATLANTA — Atlanta Police said a 14-year-old student was shot at Price Middle School, near the Lakewood Heights neighborhood south of downtown Atlanta on Thursday afternoon.

According to Atlanta Fire Department Capt. Marian McDaniel, there was a 14-year-old student who had been shot in the head. Grady Memorial Hospital says they have received one under-aged gunshot victim.

Atlanta Public Schools public information officer Steve Alford said the gunshot wound was more toward the back of the neck, and indicated that the student was awake when taken to Grady Hospital.

The second person hurt was a teacher who may have been trampled in the confusion following the shooting. The teacher was also taken to Grady. His or her condition is not presently known.