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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Shooting Near a Lawrenceville High School

A Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesperson says Phoenix High School was put on lockdown following the shooting.

Lawrenceville Police Department Capt. Greg Vaughn talks about Monday's shooting near Phoenix High School.
Lawrenceville Police Department Capt. Greg Vaughn talks about Monday's shooting near Phoenix High School.
One person is dead and two others injured following a shooting near a high school in the City of Lawrenceville Monday.

Lawrenceville Police Captain Greg Vaughn tells Patch the shooting happened at 12:38pm on McConnell Drive, right behind Phoenix High School.

The two injured victims were taken to Gwinnett Medical Center. Their injuries are unknown at this time.

"We do not have any suspect information or any suspects in custody said Vaughn.

Vaughn says it is not yet clear if the victims were students at the alternative high school. However, in an earlier email, Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesperson Sloan Roach said the incident involved at least two students.

Phoenix High School was put on a soft lockdown as a precaution.

If you have any information on the shooting, please call Lawrenceville Police at 770-963-2443.

Patch will continue to update the story.

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Lucy Mockalis January 27, 2014 at 08:04 PM
So sad. What is up with Lawrenceville????

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