Student accidentally shoots herself at ATL school - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Student accidentally shoots herself at ATL school

ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a student accidentally shot herself in the leg in the parking lot of her midtown Atlanta high school.

Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos says the 17-year-old female student at Grady High School sustained a gunshot wound to her thigh around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say she was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

Campos said the gun belonged to the girl, but he did not know if the girl had the gun inside the school at any point. Police recovered the gun.

Campos said the shooting happened between two buildings on the campus of the school on Charles Allen Drive.

Few other details were immediately available.

 

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.