School Shooting In Knoxville, TN, Multiple Gunshot Victims Reported

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Following a shooting at the Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, TN, one student is dead, one police officer was shot by a student and there have been multiple other gunshot victims.  Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon said the officer who was shot is “in good spirits”, and the officer is listed in serious condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a leg injury.

The Knoxville Police Department has set up a reunification site at a nearby baseball field and are reporting that all students not involved in the shooting have been released to their parents.  Faculty remain inside the school while police conduct their investigation.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with the ATF, Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Knoxville Police have responded to the scene and the Knoxville Police department have asked the public to stay away from the immediate area.

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