Shots were reportedly fired at the McNair Elementary School on Aug. 20. A suspect, who is believed to be the gunman, has been taken into custody, following this horrible incident. Thankfully, reports suggest that no one was hurt in the shooting.
A gunman reportedly fired shots at a Georgia elementary school on Aug. 20. Several shots were allegedly heard at the Ronald E McNair Discover Learning Academy Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia. Thankfully, reports from the scene said that no one was injured in this terrible gun scare.
School Shooting Decatur Georgia — Gun Scare At McNair Elementary
The Georgia elementary school is a charter school for grades Pre-K through 5th grade.
Multiple shots were reportedly fired inside the elementary school, witnesses on the scene told police. Police officials immediately responded to the scene and entered the school as the students were evacuated. One suspect is reportedly in custody, following the incident, and authorities are working to get more information about this individual.
Scary pictures have come forward of students running out of the elementary school. The kids were seen gathered outside the school, near the buses in the parking lot, following a quick evacuation. The kids have not left the scene, though some are expected to evacuate to nearby stores. The children’s’ parents are also responding to the scene.
Immediate Response To The Scene In Decatur, Georgia
No injuries were reported in the the first news from the scene, CNN reported.
The children have been trained to deal with emergency incidents like this, in light of past school shootings like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, reports CNN. The quick thinking among the faculty, staff, and students likely prevented this from escalating. The school has not been in session after the summer break for very long, but training is evident from the children’s evacuation pattern.
We will be updating with new details as they come out, so keep checking back for all the updates on this breaking news case.
WATCH: Shooting At Elementary School In Decatur, Georgia — Suspect In Custody
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