On Monday, April 12, around 3:15 pm, a shooting occurred near a middle school in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. According to the county police, a policeman was injured in this incident. There was a detainee and a man was killed at the scene.
The officer responded to a call from an armed person at Augustin East Magnet High School.
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According to police reports, as soon as the security personnel arrived at the scene, the attackers shot and wounded them, and one of them was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment.
Currently, the policeman is known to be stable and his injury will not endanger his life.
As mentioned above, one man was declared dead at the scene and another man was detained to continue the investigation. Fortunately, there are no more victims.
There were multiple institutions at the time of the shooting at Austin East Magnet High School. Several shooting victims were reported, including a KPD officer. Currently, the investigation is still ongoing. Please avoid this area. pic.twitter.com/ViQirnQSpx
-Knoxville Police TN (@Knoxville_PD) April 12, 2021
But this was not the only threat that day.
Also in the afternoon, Sylmar High School in Los Angeles was closed because of reports that a man was holding a rifle on the north side of the school. The police rushed to the scene immediately, but apparently there was no update and everything remained calm.
Breaking news: Sylmar High School is currently blocked due to a man possessing a rifle on the north perimeter. #LASPD with #LAPD at the scene. The public is requested to stay away from the area. Subsequent updates… pic.twitter.com/BomM6y3jjP
—Los Angeles School Police (@LASchoolPolice) April 12, 2021