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U.S. Marshals: Suspect involved in Mays High School shooting apprehended

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(Source: Fulton County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A male suspect involved in a shooting at Benjamin E. Mays High School has been apprehended by the U.S. Marshals.

Patrick Williams was taken into custody at 12:29 p.m. on Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and taken to the Fulton County Jail.

Williams is facing charges of reckless conduct, felony terroristic threats, aggravated assault, discharge of firearms on property of another and carrying weapons within school safety zone.

A spokesperson with Atlanta Public Schools says "safety and security is a top priority at APS and we are focused on graduating every student ready for college and career."

The shooting incident happened around 1 p.m. on Monday, April 23. 

According to the Atlanta Public Schools System, a female student got into a verbal altercation with a male acquaintance. The altercation resulted in the male breaking a car window. The female student was cut by broken glass. The male suspect is not a Mays High School student.

As the male acquaintance drove away, at least one shot was fired into the air in the parking lot. No other injuries were reported.

APSPD units secured campus, and the school went on lockdown.

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