High school locked down after staff member attempts suicide - CBS46 News

High school locked down after staff member attempts suicide

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DECATUR, GA (CBS46) -

Towers High School in Decatur was locked down Monday after a staff member attempted to commit suicide.

The incident occurred during second period at the high school, according to a letter that was sent to parents from DeKalb County Schools.

Officials say the Level 2 Lockdown meant there was no movement in the building.

A school social worker and school public safety officials were on-site. Officials say 911 was also called for emergency assistance.

The safety and security of students were never in jeopardy during the incident, according to officials. 

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