GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A middle school student was in custody after allegedly stabbing a teacher Monday afternoon at Trickum Middle School, according to WSBTV.
Update 7:15 p.m. EDT Oct. 22: The 13-year-old called the teacher over, then pulled out the eight-inch knife and stabbed the teacher in the chest, according to WSB.
Gwinnett County Public schools officials said a school resource officer quickly apprehended the student.
The teacher was conscious and talking to first responders as she was transported to a local hospital, according to Trickum principal Ryan Queen.
The school was put on lockdown during the incident, but it did not impact dismissal time. No students were injured in the incident.
A middle school student was in custody after allegedly stabbing a teacher Monday afternoon at Trickum Middle School, according to WSBTV.
Police said the victim, a woman, was taken to an area hospital after the incident.
According to WSBTV's Gwinnett County Bureau Chief Tony Thomas, the school was on lockdown after the incident. The lockdown has since been lifted.
Principal Ryan Queen sent the following statement to parents:
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