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Shooting at Atlanta, Ga., middle school; Update: 14-year-old student shot, teacher injured

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Reports indicate that two people were shot: possibly one student and one teacher.

At least 2 people have been shot at Price Middle School. Go to cbsatlanta.com for more.

— CBS Atlanta (@cbsatl) January 31, 2013

Shooting at Price Middle School in Atlanta. Details on @wsbtv Ch 2 Action News at 4. twitter.com/JasonDurden/st…

— Jason Durden (@JasonDurden) January 31, 2013

BREAKING: Two people injured in reported shooting at Atlanta middle school. Live updates: bit.ly/9bfMuS twitter.com/Ustream/status…

— Ustream (@Ustream) January 31, 2013

Tom Jones Reporting all students at Price have been taken into an auditorium, not releasing children. Students said to be safe.

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

AFD confirms that a 14 yr. old shot in the head and transported to Grady. One teacher had minor injuries, treated and released at scene.

— CBS Atlanta News (@CBSAtlBreaking) January 31, 2013

We pray for the students, the victims, and their loved ones.

Lord Have Mercy…. RT: @rollingout: BREAKING: Shooting reported at Atlanta’s Price Middle School rollingout.com/culture/price-…

— Reagan Gomez (@ReaganGomez) January 31, 2013

My prayers goes out to those effected by the school shooting in Atlanta today.smh.WTF is going on in our world.#boss

— bigMO (@BigMoPTs) January 31, 2013

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Update:

FOX 5 Atlanta is now reporting that police have confirmed that a student was shot, but the teacher was not.

UPDATE: APD says student was shot, teacher hurt was not shot.Teacher was treated at scene and released: bit.ly/14tMN3P

— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) January 31, 2013

Grady Memorial Hospital concerning that they received one patient from Price Middle School.

— CBS Atlanta News (@CBSAtlBreaking) January 31, 2013

Ch. 2’s Tom Jones confirmed with EMS the student was a 14-year-old male and was shot somewhere in the head.

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

School Schooting happened shortly after 2pm.14 yr.Old shot in the head taken to Grady hospital. TEacher hurt PriceMiddleSchool.

— JaQuitta Williams (@jaquittaw) January 31, 2013

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Update:

The shooting victim is reportedly a 14-year-old student:

APD: 14-year-old girl shot outside school, alert & conscious when taken to hospital.Tentative suspect ID’d as student, in custody #fox5atl

— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) January 31, 2013

Update from police: Shooting happened outside school. Student was alert and conscious on the way to the hospital.

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

Student who was shot was “transported alert, conscious and breathing” to Grady according to APD. #priceshooting

— WSB Radio (@wsbradio) January 31, 2013

The suspect — already in custody — may also be a student:

Suspect has been confirmed as a student. #priceshooting

— WSB Radio (@wsbradio) January 31, 2013

APD: A suspect, tentatively identified as a student, has been taken into custody. All remaining students are safe at this time.

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

APD is now saying TENTATIVELY the suspect is a student. We will let you know as soon as it is confirmed. #priceshooting

— WSB Radio (@wsbradio) January 31, 2013

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Update:

Parents outside Price Middle demanding answers on shooting. Live #fox5atl coverage here: bit.ly/Q3WAKZ twitter.com/FOX5Atlanta/st…

— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) January 31, 2013

Parents are gathered outside Price Middle wanting to see their kids. yfrog.com/odoicnfj

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

PHOTO: Buses were escorted by police as they prepare to release students from Price Middle School: yfrog.com/essqsijj

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

Here is a picture from @jasondurden in News Chopper 2 of student starting to be released from Price Middle School twitter.com/wsbtv/status/2…

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

Initial reports were conflicting, but media are now saying the victim is a boy:

14 Year Old Price Middle School Shooting victim is a boy and we’re told he has non-life threatening injuries.

— 11Alive News (@11AliveNews) January 31, 2013

14YRoldBOY shot outside the bldg atPRICE MIDDLE.We’re standing by for a press conf. from Atlanta Public Schools of this school shooting

— JaQuitta Williams (@jaquittaw) January 31, 2013

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Update:

Parents have started to be reunited with thier kids after today’s shooting at Price Middle: yfrog.com/h25hsxzj

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

Price Middle School students are reunited with their parents. Watch it live: bit.ly/Q3WAKZ #fox5atl twitter.com/FOX5Atlanta/st…

— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) January 31, 2013

Parents are excited to be reunited with their children. #priceshooting

— WSB Radio (@wsbradio) January 31, 2013

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Update:

Police telling us shooting was targeted, do not believe it was random. A deputy Chief set to elaborate when news conference starts.

— Amy Napier Viteri (@AmyWSB) January 31, 2013

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Update:

Ch 2’s @nosynewsman reports victim in shooting is sitting up in bed in hospital emergency room. Jones has been speaking with victim’s mom.

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

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Update:

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Errol Davis is holding a press conference:

APS Supt. Erroll Davis: “Family expects student who was shot to be released this evening” #pricemiddle

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

Supt. Davis: “School resource officer disarmed the student. We implemented a hard lockdown at the school and alerted parents”

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

APS Superintendent Erroll Davis: Family says Price student who was shot should be released tonight. #fox5atl

— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) January 31, 2013

Supt. Davis “We took additional time in releasing the students to make sure all safety and security procedures were followed.”

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) January 31, 2013

#pricemiddleschool does have metal detectors, and now police are trying to determine why the gun got past them, according to Davis

— CBS Atlanta (@cbsatl) January 31, 2013

Superintendent Davis says the shooter and the victim most likely knew each other because of the size of #princemiddleschool

— CBS Atlanta (@cbsatl) January 31, 2013

Supt. Davis says the victim in the #pricemiddleschool shooting was shot in the soft tissue of the back of his neck, should go home tonight

— CBS Atlanta (@cbsatl) January 31, 2013

Twitchy will continue to monitor this story and update with developments.



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