Dalton Public Schools offering support for students after incident Wednesday, investigation continues

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He was later taken to a hospital for observation, USA Today reported.

Both reports were posted late Wednesday by the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

"My favorite teacher at Dalton high school just blockaded his door and proceeded to shoot".

Lopez said he has seen the momentum built by survivors of the February 14 Parkland, Florida, shooting that left 17 dead and he hopes to push it forward.

The NRA has also supported the idea of arming teachers.

"Our teachers started getting terrified, and we got terrified", Wesley said, adding that he called his mother to tell her he loved her. She said she's hoping to bring about real change.

The police spokesman did not say whether the fired shot was a suicide attempt.

No children were in danger, Dalton Police said.

As NPR has reported, "numerous instructors are awkward with the thought, and stress that it could place students in additionally hurt and stop people from entering the field of educating, which is as of now confronting deficiencies".

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He waived his first appearance at Whitfield County Superior Court on Thursday afternoon.

The jail records do not indicate whether he has an attorney.

After about 30 to 45 minutes, authorities were able to get Davidson to surrender without incident with the help of the school resource officer. Davidson has authored two books on the history of Dalton High football.

No students were inside his classroom at the time.

A deputy saw heavy smoke and flames pouring from the Mitsubishi as he pulled up to Davidson's home in the small community of Rising Fawn, Georgia, the sheriff's report said.

No one was wounded by single shot, which was sacked through a window outside, but the incident resulted in a lockdown at Dalton High School as frightened students and teachers piled desks in front of doors and tried to hide or ran outside, the Times Free Press reports.

Dalton Police said Davidson is no stranger to them. No students were injured by gun fire.

No students were injured except for one female student who suffered an ankle injury while evacuating the building. "He slammed the door before I could open it", Dalton High School Principal Steve Bartoo said.

Students were trying to get into his classroom, but he wouldn't let them in. The report states the 53-year-old man went to police confessing to having killed his adopted son's girlfriend with whom he said he had been having an internet affair. The teacher then fired a shot from a handgun through a window, Frazier said. However, police officers on the scene note how he did not intend to harm any students or colleagues.