UPDATE: At least 5 shot near Atlanta high school

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Police officers are looking for the shooter.


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Police say five people were shot near a high school in Atlanta. Officials say all five are believed to be students.

Atlanta Police Sgt. Greg Lyon says the five were shot near Therrell High School on Tuesday afternoon. He says their injuries don't appear to be life-threatening. Police have said the shooting didn't happen on school property.

Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green says the victims are believed to be students. It wasn't immediately clear if the shooter was also a student.

Police spokesman John Chafee says authorities are speaking with a possible suspect but an arrest hasn't been made.

Green says the school was locked down as a precaution, and all after-school activities were canceled.

Further details were not immediately available.

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At least five people, some students, have been shot near a high school in Atlanta, Georgia.

WSB reports the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon near Therrell High School. Atlanta Public schools told the ABC affiliate that four victims are students.

Police said it appears the injuries are not life-threatening. Officers are searching for the shooter.

Check back for updates.

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