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Multiple victims reported – including a police officer – after a shooting at a Knoxville high school

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple victims reported – including a police officer – after a shooting at a Knoxville high school

Multiple people have suffered gunshot wounds, among them a police officer, following a shooting at a Knoxville high school on Monday.

The incident took place at Austin-East Magnet High School at around 3pm.

Multiple agencies converged on the site after the Knoxville Police Department tweeted about the shooting shortly before 4pm.  

Multiple people have been reported shot, among them a police officer, following a shooting at  Austin East Magnet High School

Knox County Schools spokeswoman Carly Harrington said the school has been placed on lockdown as a precaution.

A source speaking to Knox News on condition of anonymity said the situation was no longer ‘active.’ 

No information has been immediately released concerning victims of the gunman.  

Police said a reunification site for parents to pick up their children has been established at the baseball field behind Austin-East High School near Wilson Avenue and Hembree Street.

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