Around 4:15 p.m., APS police officers responded. Vachon was among the group fighting and was brandishing a gun, the GBI said. According to the APS statement, she began waving the gun in the direction of students and staff. An APS officer told Vachon to drop the gun several times, but when she refused, the officer fired one shot and hit her in the hand, the GBI said.
Paramedics were called to the scene to treat Vachon’s hand and she was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, APS said. Vachon’s injury was non-life-threatening and she was later released and taken to jail, the GBI said. No other injuries were reported.