A police spokesman said: “Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer.
“The investigation remains active at this time. Please avoid the area.”
Television news images showed police and fire crews surrounding Austin-East High School in east Knoxville.
Local 10 News reported that the school had been placed under a “hard lockdown” and that parents were told to go to the back of the campus to pick up their children.
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