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  •  Not much in the way (1+ / 0-)
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    of details yet in the Atlanta paper.

    If kos just ran diaries on shootings in this country, there would be no room to discuss politics. This epidemic is simply unbelievable.

    "She was very young,he thought,...she did not understand that to push an inconvenient person over a cliff solves nothing." -1984

    by aggressiveprogressive on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 12:35:13 PM PST

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    •  They've updated with more detail now- (3+ / 0-)
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      It does appear that the shooter was an armed middle-schooler. And the only way to stop a bad armed middle-schooler is with a good armed middle-schooler. Right?

      One suspect, another Price Middle student, is in custody, according to Channel 2 Action News.

      Channel 2’s Tom Jones said students have been taken into an auditorium and are not being released at this time.

      An AJC reporter at the scene said the school is on lockdown and the area has been cordoned off by police. Concerned parents are waiting outside.

      Parent Shanaka McGhee said her daughter, a 6th grader, called her and said, “There’s a standoff, there’s a standoff. There’s an intruder in the school, a boy going around shooting people.” McGhee is waiting outside the school for her daughter. She said police have yet to tell her anything.

      Parent April Hood said parents received a text message from APS at 3 p.m. saying a student had been shot and a teacher had been hurt. Hood is the parent of an 8th grader. She said she has not heard anything from officials at the scene.

      Atlanta Public Schools have scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference.

      The Atlanta public school is located north of the Lakewood area at 1670 Benjamin Weldon Bickers Drive S.E.

      "She was very young,he thought,...she did not understand that to push an inconvenient person over a cliff solves nothing." -1984

      by aggressiveprogressive on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 12:44:39 PM PST

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