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Armed male shot at police officer at Dixon High School, city says

Armed male shot at police officer at Dixon High School, city says”

UPDATE 9:39 a.m.: KWQC's Emma Hogg was told by a witness that he heard 6-10 gunshots but couldn't see what was going on.

All Dixon Public Schools have been put on lockdown.

A "male suspect" was shot at Dixon High School on Wednesday after exchanging fire with an officer, the city manager said.

The suspect was arrested and being treated for his injuries.

Police believe he acted alone, but provided no possible motive.

All Dixon schools are on lockdown while the investigation proceeds; a news conference will be held later today. Multiple police agencies are on scene.

The incident has also forced the closure of Peoria Avenue. Further information will be released as it becomes available. The Media staging area will be on the Peoria Avenue bridge. They must have an ID to pick up their child.

Students were originally taken to the nearby Armory following the incident and are being bused to the baseball field. He was shot by the school resource officer, according to the report.

Dixon police could not comment or confirm if there was a shooting, all they could say is there is no public threat and no threat to students.



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