The incident happened at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Principal Brian Jones said in an email sent to parents at 6 p.m. and obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jones stated the email followed a phone message to parents.
“Today a few students got into a fight. One of those students had a handgun, which was quickly confiscated by Fulton County Schools Police,” Jones stated. “As alarming as this sounds, please know that this situation was handled swiftly and immediately.”