published Monday, January 27th, 2014

1 killed, 2 wounded in suburban Atlanta shooting

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Police say one person has been killed and two others have been wounded in a shooting near a suburban Atlanta high school.

Lawrenceville police Capt. Greg Vaughn says authorities are unsure of whether any students from Phoenix High School — which is near the shooting scene — were involved in the incident this afternoon.

The victims have not been identified but the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports police are conducting interviews with the surviving victims at the Gwinnett Medical Center.

Gwinnett schools spokeswoman Sloan Roach says the school was placed on a soft lockdown while police investigated the shooting. Roach says police were on hand to help students enter and exit the campus northeast of Atlanta.

No arrests have been made.

about Associated Press...

The Associated Press

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.