Early Thursday afternoon, January 31st, a shooting occurred at Price Middle School in Atlanta, according to WSBTV. The suspected shooter has been identified as a student at the school and is in custody. The shooting was not random, but further details regarding the suspect's official identification are being withheld.
Shots went off outside of the school building and left 14-year-old 8th grader Telvis Douglas with a bullet wound to the back of his neck. He was immediately transported to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment, where he was reportedly awake and responsive and his injuries are not life threatening.
A teacher was also injured, as WXIA reported that the teacher may have been trampled on by students fleeing the scene, for the only injuries reported were cuts and bruises. According to Atlanta Police spokesman Carlos Campos, the two students may have become involved in an altercation which lead to the shooting.