Armed Student Shot by Resource Officer at Illinois High School

A high-school student in Dixon, Illinois, brought a gun to school and “was shot by a school resource officer” Wednesday morning, according to WQAD. City Manager Danny Langloss told reporters that a dispute between the officer and the student escalated into an exchange of fire at around 8 a.m. According to the report, the officer claims he was shot at and then returned fire, causing the student to suffer a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The student was taken into custody and is receiving medical treatment. No other students or faculty members were injured. All schools in Dixon are on lockdown, but it is believed that the student acted alone.