4 students shot outside Atlanta high school

Feb. 15, 2024
The victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting at Benjamin Mays High School.

Four students were wounded by gunfire Wednesday outside a high school in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the shooting resulted from a fight in the parking lot at Benjamin E. Mays High School shortly after school was dismissed.

The victims were taken to a hospital and were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No other students, faculty or staff were injured. 

A statement from the school district said the shots were fired from an unknown vehicle shortly after school was dismissed. 

Police told reporters three people were being detained for questioning Wednesday evening.

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