Parents wait, worry after Ga. school shooting

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 08:30 hrs

A 20-year-old man is charged in a Georgia elementary school shooting that left no casualties but led to parents being terrified that it would be a repeat of the school massacre in Connecticut.

DeKalb County police say the suspect, identified as Michael Brandon Hill, held one or two staff members in the front office captive for a time. Chief Cedric L. Alexander says as officers swarmed the campus outside, Hill shot at them at least half a dozen times with an assault rifle and they returned fire.

Hill then surrendered and faces several charges.

More than one parent waiting at a nearby Wal-Mart for buses to bring their children said they couldn't help but think of Sandy Hook Elementary School where a gunman in December killed 26 people, 20 of them children.



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