14-year-old girl shot in the head at Atlanta middle school

Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-31 17:00:59-05

ATLANTA (PIX11) – A 14-year-old girl was reportedly shot in the head at an Atlanta middle school on Thursday.

The shooting happened at Price Middle School in the south section of the city.

According to published reports, the student was shot in the back of the head and was awake when she was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital.

The gunman, believed to be a student at the school, has been apprehended.

A teacher at the school was also hurt, police said, after she apparently trampled in the chaos that ensued following the shooting.

The school was placed on lockdown, and the students were expected to be released at their regular dismissal time of 3:45 p.m.

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A 14-year-old girl was shot Thursday at an Atlanta middle school.