Decatur, Georgia, United States (20/08/2013)



20/08/20132013Decatur, Georgia, United StatesGeorgia00A man with an AK-47 fired six shots inside the front office of Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, an elementary school. After the gunman fired the shots, he barricaded himself in the office and police at the scene returned fire. Nobody was injured. Children had to leave the building and were being guided to a corner of a field, where they were picked up by their parents. The alleged gunman is a 20-year-old male named Michael Brandon Hill. In the front office of the school, Hill talked with Antoinette Tuff, a woman who worked in the front office, who had called 9-1-1. Tuff talked him down, and helped him surrender to the police before anyone was hurt. Hill was apprehended.Barrow, Bill; Brumback, Kate (August 20, 2013). "20-year-old charged in Ga. school shooting". Associated Press. Retrieved August 20, 2013. |"All students OK after shot fired at Georgia school". cnn.com. August 20, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. |"Official: Suspect In Custody In Elementary School Shooting". CBS Atlanta. August 20, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. |King, Michael (August 20, 2013). "Shooting suspect in custody at Georgia school". USA Today. Retrieved August 20, 2013. |"I'm proud of you, it's a good thing you are giving up" Antoinette Tuff puts her life on the line to end Georgia elementary school standoff". cnn.com. August 21, 2013. Retrieved August 22, 2013. |Botelho, Greg and Vivian Kuo, and Josh Levs (August 22, 2013). "Antoinette Tuff hailed as 'true hero' for handling Georgia school gunman". cnn.com. Retrieved August 24, 2013.