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(DECATUR, Ga.) — A man is in police custody following reports of shots fired in or around an elementary school in the Atlanta area.

Students were evacuated from the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, a charter school about six miles southeast of downtown Atlanta. Aerial pictures show many of them huddled with their teachers on the lawn.

There was no immediate word of injuries.

The person in custody is described as an adult male in his 20s.

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