Armed Police Officer stops school shooting in Illinois

An armed Police Office stopped a school shooting in Illinois earlier today.

ABC Chicago:

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.


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