Suspect in custody after US school shooting
Children and staff evacuated after shots fired at elementary school in Atlanta
DeKalb County where US police have taken a suspect into custody following a shooting at the school. Image: Google Maps
US police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area primary school, according to reports.
Television footage showed students were evacuated from the school and were sitting outside in a field.
Mr Thurmond said he is not aware of any injuries.
DeKalb County School Board Chairman Melvin Johnson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution there were reports of shots being fired inside the building.