We had the opportunity to have Micheal Langford on the scene of the Price Middle School Shooting. He gave us a full rundown of the dramatic scene and we talked to a parent who’s child was at the school during the incident. Click the audio links to hear the conversation with Micheal Langford:
Breaking News in SW Atlanta:
According to CBSAtlanta.com,
ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) –
Police are at the scene of a shooting at Price Middle School in southeast Atlanta where one student was shot, a teacher was injured and another student has been taken into custody.
Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos confirmed to CBS Atlanta News that a 14-year-old student had been shot in the head around 1:50 p.m. outside the school, which is located in the 1600 block of Benjamin Weldon Bickers Drive, and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta.
Campos said that the student was conscious, alert and breathing when they were taken to the hospital.
The second victim, a teacher, was treated for minor injuries at the scene. It was unclear if that teacher was actually shot, but they were not taken to the hospital.
Stephen Alford, a spokesman for Atlanta Public Schools, confirmed that the suspect in the shooting was another Price Middle School student.
No other students at the school were injured in the shooting. The school district was working to dismiss all the remaining students at their regular time with busses running on their normal schedule without interrupting the shooting investigation.