1 dead after police-involved shooting in Knoxville high school

The suspect, who TBI has identified as an Austin-East Magnet high school student, was killed after an exchange of fire with police.
1:20 | 04/13/21

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Thank you officer Ed at the request of the sixth district attorney general charm Alan. TBS special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer involved shooting. That occurred this afternoon in Knoxville. Preliminary information. Indicates that approximately 3:15 PM. The knots of police department received a report of an individual that was possibly armed with a gun at Austin east high school. Upon arrival. Officers located the individual in the school in a restaurant. They ordered him out but he refused to comply. As officers entered the space the subject. Reportedly fired shots striking an officer. One officer returned fire. He was pronounced that suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and has since been identified as that student and Palestinians. The officer who were shot was transported to local hospitals for treatment. At this time the investigation remains active and ongoing. ST BI agents continue to gather any and all relevant evidence. Interviews and information. Throughout the process investigative findings will be shared with the district attorney general's office. For her further review and consideration.

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