ATLANTA (AP) - Bond has been set at $41,000 for a girl who police say accidentally shot herself with a gun at a midtown Atlanta high school.
The 17-year-old Grady High School student is charged with reckless conduct, possession of a pistol by a minor, disruption of a public school and carrying weapons within a school safety zone and appeared in court Thursday.
Authorities say the girl shot herself in the leg with a pink pistol Wednesday morning, outside the school between buildings on campus.
Atlanta schools Superintendent Erroll Davis said the student told administrators she didn't pass through the school's metal detectors with the gun. Still, parents expressed concern it was on campus.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports students also voiced concerns about the process used to screen students entering the school.
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