Local news reports via Southern Beale
A teacher at Fayetteville High School had a medical issue and fired
his handgun twice inside his vehicle Tuesday afternoon, according to the
Fayette County Sheriff's Office.
Lt. David Beyer with Fayette
County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrived around 5 p.m. Tuesday and
called EMS after they found the teacher in distress.
refused transport to a local hospital and deputies took him to the
sheriff's office to get a statement. The man was unable to make a
coherent statement, and he was released to his family.
No students were on campus at the time. The teacher has a concealed handgun permit.
The incident is under investigation for possible criminal charges.