An armed Police Office stopped a school shooting in Illinois earlier today.
A male suspect exchanged fire with a police officer Wednesday morning at a high school in Dixon, Ill., which is about 100 miles west of Chicago.
Around 8 a.m., the Dixon officer confronted an armed male at Dixon High School, according to a statement from Dixon City Manager Danny Langloss.
The suspect shot at the officer, who returned fire. The suspect was shot, but the injury does not appear to be life-threatening, Langloss said.
He was taken into custody. Police said he acted alone and there is no threat to the community.
No Students or Faculty at the school were injured.