KNOXVILLE, Tenn (AP) — Police responded to a possible gunman at a Tennessee high school on Monday.
Law enforcement found the student in a bathroom at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville. They ordered the student to come out of the bathroom but he refused. The student then reportedly began shooting at police.
The responding authorities shot back. The student died on scene, at the school. The shooting also wounded an officer. No one else was hurt.
At this time, it is unclear why the student brought a gun to school or why he opened fire at law enforcement.
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