ATLANTA — A 14-year-old student was shot in the head at Price Middle School in Atlanta Thursday afternoon, Emergency Management Services said.
One teacher was also injured, but not shot, sources said.
Atlanta police said the shooting happened around 1:50 p.m. Thursday. Police said upon arrival officers discovered a student had been shot outside of the school building. Media sources confirmed the 14-year-old victim is male.
Police said the student was alert, conscious and breathing when he was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. APD said a suspect, who has been tentatively identified as a student, has been taken into custody. Atlanta Public Schools later confirmed the suspect is a student.
Our thoughts and prayers are with both students involved, family, friends, and the entire community.