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A teacher is in the hospital and a student is in custody after a stabbing at a Georgia Middle School.

Trickum Middle School in Gwinnett County became a crime scene Monday afternoon when a female teacher was stabbed. The school was placed on lockdown and the teacher was rushed to the hospital.

The Gwinnett Daily Post reports that Principal Ryan Queen “said in a letter to parents that the attack happened during class in a language arts classroom. The student, a male eighth-grader, was “immediately apprehended.”

No students were harmed in the incident and media outlets report that the teacher was both conscious and talking when she was taken to the hospital.

No other information is available at this time as it is still under investigation.

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Jessica Szilagyi
Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for AllOnGeorgia.com. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as agricultural news. She has a background in Political Science, with a focus in local government, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia.She's a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."

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