DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Students wrapped up
an emotional first day back at one Decatur school after a gunman opened fire there on Tuesday.
Bolden said he was happy to see the dozens of parents who escorted their kids into the school Thursday morning.
He told Channel 2's Carl Willis he's asking the entire school community to play a part in security.
"We're feeling better. I didn't let him go to school
Michael Hill was arrested after he fired shots in the school, forcing the students and faculty to escape to safety.
Barbara Copeland said her son was ready to get back to class after a day away.
"He said, 'Mommy, I'm fine.' He said, 'I need to get back to school because I'm in the STEM program. I need to get back to school.' So, I was like, 'Yes.'"
No one was hurt, but the incident and the terrifying scene forced school leaders to refocus on safety.
"We've shared with them that security is not one person's responsibility, it's not an administrative responsibility, it's everyone's responsibility," Bolden responded when Willis asked if he's pushing parents and faculty to do anything differently.
Bolden said he was excited by all
"They said, 'Is there anything else you need from
Parents told Willis they are eager to get back into their routines.
"I did not hesitate to bring my child
Bolden wouldn't say if bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff, who convinced the shooter to