One dead, one injured in shooting at Austin-East High School in Knoxville

A male teenager was killed and a police officer wounded Monday afternoon in a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, police and sources say.

The Knoxville Police Department confirmed the fatality in an emailed statement, and the shooting without details on its Twitter account. A medical examiner’s vehicle left the school about 5 p.m.

The source said the wounded police officer is the Austin-East school resource officer. He was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery, the source told Knox News.

The source also said one person has been detained.

Source: One dead, one injured in shooting at Austin-East High School in Knoxville