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Police: Knoxville police officer, multiple others shot at high school

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Apr 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-12 16:17:57-04

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WTXL) — The Knoxville Police Department said they are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School.

In a tweet, the agency said that multiple people were shot, including a Knoxville police officer.

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, a source said the situation "is no longer active."

Knox County Schools spokeswoman Carly Harrington told the newspaper that the high school is on lockdown.

This is a developing story, so please check back for details.