School Shooting Reported At Ronald E. McNair Academy In Georgia

School Shooting Reported At Ronald E. McNair Academy In Georgia
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Another school shooting has been reported.  Officials at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in DeKalb County, Georgia say there was “an active shooter” still inside the school. There were reports of shots fired inside the school.

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School Shooting Reported At Ronald E. McNair Academy In Georgia

Footage from WSBT’s news chopper shows students running out of the school. A police SWAT team descended on the front of the school with their guns drawn.

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Students evacuated after school shooting

Police told news stations in Atlanta, Ga. that students were evacuated after shots were fired inside the school. Although one TV station is report that they were taken away from danger to a nearby Wal-Mart store, others say the students were simply taken to a field behind the school. At this point it doesn’t sound like anyone was injured in the incident. Police are reported to have apprehended the shooter.

A school official told NBC 11 Alive that the gunman came into school with certain demands, although he did not say what those demands were. Officials said all of the students were accounted for and that none of them were injured.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details. We will post additional information when it becomes available.

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