The sheriff's office said it was responding to reports of shots at the company in a Facebook post earlier on Friday.
Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett said Andrews was taken to the hospital after police found him while evacuating the building.
Police are searching for an active shooter at a Metro Atlanta Production Plant.More news: Ghost of Tsushima Launches on PS4 Summer 2020
At approximately 7 a.m. today an individual entered our manufacturing facility and shot one of our employees, according to Dart Container Corp. spokeswoman Margo Burrage.
He says deputies believe the person who fired the shots has left the plant and they're looking for them. Here's what we know about the ongoing situation.
Photos and video showed heavily armed law enforcement officers and flashing lights around a small industrial plant.
"Nearby schools have been placed on lockdown as a precaution and a person of interest has been identified", they said.More news: Official Trailer (2020) Lin-Manuel Miranda
A spokesperson for Dart Container Corp. said in a statement that its facility will remain closed until further notice.
Authorities also shut down a local gas station and told Dion Spencer, one of the station's employees, to stay inside.
The plant is along a busy suburban highway near Interstate 20 in Conyers, a suburb about 25 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.
David Aaro is a Freelance Reporter at Fox News Digital based in New York City.More news: Terrell Suggs released by Cardinals