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Tennessee police shot armed high school student after 1 officer was wounded in leg

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Another school shooting led to one dead student and one police officer injured. According to official information, A Knoxville police responded to call of an armed teen inside the Austin-East Magnet High School around 3:15 p.m.

Witnesses told that unidentified student was holding a pistol, then he went to a bathroom where officers entered.

The gunman shot several times to a police officer hitting him in a leg. Returned fire led to a killing of a student.

“Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer. The investigation remains active at this time. Please avoid the area,” Knoxville Police twitted.

Another alleged suspect was detained by the police, authorities said. The names of both students were not disclosed.

Knox County Schools Superintendent Bob Thomas expressed his condolences to all those affected by the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Author: Usa Really