Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting

UPDATE (4/12/21 @ 3:43 p.m.): One person dead, officer wounded in shooting confrontation at the Knoxville, Tennessee high school.


UPDATE (4/12/21 @ 2:40 p.m.): Official says scene has been secured at Tennessee high school where multiple people were shot.


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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say multiple people including an officer have been shot at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville.

The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that authorities were on the scene of the shooting Monday at Austin-East Magnet High School.

The online posting said a Knoxville Police Department officer was reported among the victims.

Police urged people to avoid the area. Details remained sketchy and news outlets showed numerous police and emergency vehicles at the scene.

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