Classes have been cancelled at Lithia Springs High School after a teacher shot himself in his classroom Thursday morning, according to Douglas County Schools.BREAKING -- Law enforcement source says Lithia Springs HS teacher hospitalized with self-inflicted gunshot at school. No students present.-- Randy Travis (@RandyTravisFox5) August 17, 2017
School officials said the teacher shot himself around 7:15 a.m. while alone in the office of his classroom. No students were present or in the building at the time of the shooting.
Douglas County Schools said the campus has been secured and students are in the gym. No other injuries were reported.
"Students may be picked up by a parent or guardian and buses will be available to take bus riders home," the schools system said on Facebook.Concerned parents at Lithia Springs H.S. tell @FOX5Atlanta they rushed over as soon as they learned teacher shot himself pic.twitter.com/00BHGhkKbK-- Marissa Mitchell (@MarissaMFOX5) August 17, 2017
Lithia Springs High School is located at 2520 East County Line Road in Lithia Springs.More