Local media reported that the situation appeared to be under control, but did not report whether the suspect was detained.
Tennessee- Local media reported that the situation appeared to be under control, but did not report whether the suspect was detained.
The local police said on Twitter: “Austin-East Magnet High School has many institutions where the shooting occurred. According to reports, there were many victims of the shooting, including a police officer.”
They added: “The investigation is still ongoing. Please avoid the area.”
CBS reported that an official had been taken to the hospital, but did not provide detailed information about his injuries.
The principal of the Knox County School, Bob Thomas, tweeted late on Monday that there had been a shooting, but the building had been fixed.
Thomas said: “The school building has been protected, and students unrelated to the incident have been released to their families.”
He added in another tweet that the authorities are collecting information about “this tragic situation” and will provide more information in the future.
The police urged people to avoid the area. The details are still blurred, and the media showed many police and emergency vehicles on the scene.