A school teacher locked his students in the hallway and fired a shot when the principal opened the door Dalton High School on Wednesday, according to US media reports.
Jesse Randall Davidson, 53, has been charged with aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school grounds, terroristic threats, reckless conduct, possession of a gun during the commission of a crime, and disrupting public school.
Dalton police tweeted that no students were hurt by the alleged gunfire but one sprained her ankle.
The incident came after President Trump called for teachers to be armed to tackle mass shooters following shooting at a Florida high school in which 17 were killed.
Repeat: no children hurt, no children in danger.— Dalton Police (@DaltonPD) February 28, 2018
@nra my favorite teacher at Dalton high school just blockaded his door and proceeded to shoot. We had to run out The back of the school in the rain. Students were being trampled and screaming. I dare you to tell me arming teachers will make us safe.— Chondi🌙 (@_omg_chondi_) February 28, 2018