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Student wounded in Atlanta middle school shooting

January 31, 2013|By Michael Muskal

A 14-year-old student at an Atlanta middle school has been shot in the head and one person has been taken into custody, according to media reports from the scene.

In addition to the wounded student, a teacher sustained minor injuries in the incident but was not shot.

The teacher was treated at Price Middle School, the site of the shooting.

According to Atlanta Fire Capt. Marian McDaniel, the shooting victim was taken to Grady Hospital. There was no immediate information on the student’s condition, she told the Associated Press.

Atlanta police described the wounded student as alert and conscious.

Police told reporters at the school that a male student was taken into custody, but other details were not immediately available.

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michael.muskal@latimes.com

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