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Police called to Georgia high school for shots fired, teacher in custody

DALTON, Ga. -- A teacher is in custody after police say he barricaded himself inside a classroom at a high school in northwest Georgia Wednesday, police say.

Police responded to the report of shot or shots fired at Dalton High School in Dalton and reported via Twitter that a person, believed to be a teacher, was barricaded inside. A Dalton police spokesperson tells CBS News the teacher had a gun.

Police later tweeted that the teacher was in custody.

No children are in danger, Dalton Police said. 

One student apparently sustained an ankle injury while running inside the school during the evacuation, police said. 

Police say they don't have information to release about the teacher's identify or what caused the incident.

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