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Gunman Has AK-47 In Georgia School Shooting

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 8/21/2013

One person is in custody after shots were fired at an Atlanta-area elementary school. Police say 20-year-old Michael Brandon Hill walked into Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy Tuesday afternoon. Police say he barricaded himself in a front office before firing shots at authorities. "He entered that property, coming in, we suspect, behind someone," says Chief Cedric Alexander of the DeKalb County, Georgia Police Department. "He was armed with an AK-47 and a number of other weapons. When we received the call and we engaged, he started to fire from inside of the school at our officers." Authorities cut a hole in a fence and led students through a yard to waiting busses. They were taken to a nearby shopping center to be reunited with family members. Hill eventually surrendered to police.

   
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