Police: Shots fired at Georgia high school, teacher in custody

DALTON, Ga. (CBS NEWS) — A teacher is in custody after police say he barricaded himself inside a classroom at a high school in northwest Georgia Wednesday, police say.

Police responded to the report of shot or shots fired at Dalton High School in Dalton and reported via Twitter that a person, believed to be a teacher, was barricaded inside. A Dalton police spokesperson tells CBS News the teacher had a gun.

Police later tweeted that the teacher was in custody.

No students were hurt in the incident, and no children are in danger, Dalton Police said. Police have been on the scene for about 25 minutes.

Police say they don’t have information to release about the teacher’s identity or what caused the incident.

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