NW Georgia teacher fires gun in classroom; no one hurt

NW Georgia teacher fires gun in classroom; no one hurt

Police wait outside Dalton High School in Dalton, Georgia, Feb. 28, 2018.

A teacher is in custody and facing multiple charges after a shot was sacked inside of a local high school, according to Dalton City Police.

When the principal put a key in the door in an attempt to enter, Davidson fired a shot from a handgun through an exterior window of the classroom.

The police immediately responded to the situation and also evacuated the surrounding areas.

He remains in Whitfield County jail in Dalton charged with aggravated assault with a gun, terroristic threats and acts, carrying a weapon in a school safety zone without a license, reckless conduct, disrupting a public school and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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The incident happened inside of a classroom at Dalton High School located at 1500 Manly Street, Dalton, Ga. The school resource officer, who was at the junior high school at the time of the incident, also showed up outside the classroom. The back of the school in the rain. Students were being trampled and screaming. "Everybody in the school is safe", Frazier said.

They only go so far as to say there were no red flags.

After the Parkland, Florida school shooting many people, including President Donald Trump, voiced their support to arm teachers with guns as a way to protect students.

But he quickly went to the high school, where he spoke to Mr. Davidson and "was able to persuade him to come outside and surrender", Chief Cason added. She tweeted that such claims are disrespectful, and "I don't think I or any of my classmates were in for a plan to risk our lives in our own school".

Jesse Randall Davidson, 53, who has taught at Dalton High School since 2004, told police he had an online affair with a woman who refused to end contact with him, NBC News reported. Davidson then firmly closed the door when the principal tried to unlock it.

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Police in Dalton tweeted that the student apparently injured their ankle while running inside the school during the evacuation Wednesday.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that police encountered Davidson on two previous occasions in connection to his mental health.

Dalton is about 90 miles north of Atlanta. "They love our kids, they take care of our kids, and it's certainly shocking to any principal if one of their staff members took a gun out in a classroom and fired it".

"Some of the options that have been offered include enhanced security and surveillance systems, newer schools designed with safe rooms and secure locations for students, bullet resistant windows and doors and locking devices, and yes, even the possibility of giving teachers the opportunity to be armed", he stated.

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