No one can believe that an elementary school shooting happened — again! Georgians took to Twitter to send out their thoughts and prayers about the scary incident that hit really close to home.
After hearing reports of a school shooting at Ronald E McNair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia on Aug. 20, 2013, Georgians really pulled together to offer thoughts and prayers for the children, teachers, faculty, and families. No one could believe that an elementary school shooting was happening right in Georgia.
Georgia School Shooting — Georgians React On Twitter
Multiple shots were fired at the McNair Elementary School, which is a charter school for children in Pre-K through 5th grade. All of the children were evacuated and no injuries or deaths were immediately reported on the scene.
From the big city of Atlanta to the state’s smallest towns, Georgians took to Twitter to express their concerns for their state and all those affected!
@Phillip_Hudson tweeted: Another school shooting in Atlanta Georgia! Why is it that innocent kids have to be a target? All these public places & they choose a school.
@HLeeRJ said: I’m happy & relieved to hear that there were no injuries in today’s school shooting. We need better gun laws. #McNair #WhatWillItTake
@PplwhoannoyU worries for who may have been affected: Sending a prayer out to my Atlanta family, who may have been affected by the Mcnair Acadamy gunman. Thank god no one was injured#praying
For @JayyOHHDEE, the news almost hit way too close to home: I saw “mcnair middle school” and my heart dropped. I was about to run down the block and go get my lil bro out.
@KellyeCall added: My thoughts are with the faculty, students, and parents of McNair Learning Academy. So glad everyone is safe but this nonsense needs to end.
@GucciGucc1 was near the scene: Yoooo that’s crazy.. I was on the bus when all these cops n ambulances rode by.. whole time there was a shooting at McNair? Damnn
@kaylafortner said: Thank God everyone is safe at McNair in Dekalb. Y’all people are crazy.
@ElaineAnnD is calling for change: I am so pissed! #schoolshootings #mcnair Politicians, we need to keep our kids safe!
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