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US Officer Shoots Student Who Opens Fire at School

US Officer Shoots Student Who Opens Fire at School

He is being held on a $2 million bond, according to Illinois State Police. At that point, he was confronted by a school resource officer.

Howell said the suspect was taken into custody and is now receiving medical treatment for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. That's when the officer fired back, hitting and injuring Milby. The man was shot twice, once in his shoulder, she said. However, Superintendent Margo Empen told Sauk Valley Media the suspect was not expelled, did not drop out and was eligible to graduate with his class.

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Lee County Sheriff John Simonton credited Dallas with "saving enormous amounts of lives" and said that "Certainly it is a horrific event that took place today, but it could have been a lot worse". They did exactly what they had been trained to do by barricading themselves in their classrooms using chairs, desks, and other furniture.

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Police say more charges could be filed in the near future. Howell had high praise for Dallas who "charged toward the suspect and confronted him head on". Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell Jr. said school resource officer Mark Dallas called emergency responders, just after 8 a.m.to report shots had been fired near the high school gymnasium. No one else was injured in the incident.

"While pursuing the suspect, the suspect shot several rounds toward the officer", Howell said. Howell says the officer is being placed on paid administrative leave at this time.

Milby's wounds are considered non-life threatening, and he is now in police custody.

A police officer shot and wounded an armed former student in an exchange of gunfire outside Dixon High School on Wednesday.

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He has been assigned as the Dixon High School Resource Officer for the past 5 years. "We're lucky the officer was there", said City Administrator Danny Langloss, the father of a student who was in the gym.

Authorities haven't provided the gunman's name. "His courageous actions saved a lot of lives", Langloss said.

The city, about 90 miles west of Chicago and best known as the hometown of former president Ronald Regan, said all city schools were put on lockdown following the shooting.

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