Sun. Dec 15th, 2019

Police said an officer shot an armed student at Waukesha South High School, a Milwaukee suburb.Police initially said a school resource officer on Monday shot an armed 17-year-old in a classroom. Later, police clarified details, saying an officer who was assigned to the high school fired the shots.The suspect is in stable condition, Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack told reporters. There we no other injuries in the incident at Waukesha South High School.The officer had rushed to a classroom after a student saw a classmate with a handgun, authorities said.Other officers responded and attempted to start a dialogue with the suspect, Jack said. The suspect refused to remove his hands from his pockets and ignored the officers, and the suspect removed the gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officers, he said.The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. Monday.Investigators said the officer ordered the student to drop the gun before the shots were fired.Police said the suspect removed a gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officer.Witnesses told WISN-TV they heard at least three shots fired. Investigators have not said how many shots were fired.Some students reported hiding in closets and under desks.Waukesha police called the response a “critical incident.””The building is safe and secure,” police tweeted. “The suspect is in custody.”Administrators said the confrontation was isolated to one classroom. Officers said it was an “isolated incident” and they were not seeking any other suspects.”We are in the investigative stage right now as the scene is stabilized,” police tweeted.The suspect was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.Police said the officer, an 11-year veteran of the department, was not injured.Superintendent Todd Gray called the shooting his “worst nightmare.”The names of the student and officer have not yet been released.Students were dismissed after they were placed under a lockdown.This is a developing story.

WAUKESHA, Wis. —

Police said an officer shot an armed student at Waukesha South High School, a Milwaukee suburb.

Police initially said a school resource officer on Monday shot an armed 17-year-old in a classroom. Later, police clarified details, saying an officer who was assigned to the high school fired the shots.

The suspect is in stable condition, Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack told reporters. There we no other injuries in the incident at Waukesha South High School.

The officer had rushed to a classroom after a student saw a classmate with a handgun, authorities said.

Other officers responded and attempted to start a dialogue with the suspect, Jack said. The suspect refused to remove his hands from his pockets and ignored the officers, and the suspect removed the gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officers, he said.

The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. Monday.

Investigators said the officer ordered the student to drop the gun before the shots were fired.

Police said the suspect removed a gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officer.

Witnesses told WISN-TV they heard at least three shots fired. Investigators have not said how many shots were fired.

Some students reported hiding in closets and under desks.

Waukesha police called the response a “critical incident.”

“The building is safe and secure,” police tweeted. “The suspect is in custody.”

Administrators said the confrontation was isolated to one classroom. Officers said it was an “isolated incident” and they were not seeking any other suspects.

“We are in the investigative stage right now as the scene is stabilized,” police tweeted.

The suspect was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Police said the officer, an 11-year veteran of the department, was not injured.

Superintendent Todd Gray called the shooting his “worst nightmare.”

The names of the student and o

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