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Reports: Shots Fired At Atlanta Middle School

Shots were fired at an Atlanta middle school, this afternoon, several news outlets are reporting. The Associated Press quotes an Atlanta fire official saying that a 14-year-old had been shot in the head at Price Middle School.

WSBTV reports that one teacher was injured and the condition of the teen is not known.

Quoting its local affiliate, Fox News reports that two people are in custody.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution says:

"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 area has been cordoned off by police and concerned parents are waiting outside.

"Police helicopters are overhead."

As is the case with all these incidents, there is a lot of confusion, so expect the reporting to change. We'll keep watching developments and bring them to you on this page, so make sure to refresh.

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