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Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed


The Associated Press reported one person has died after a Tennessee high school shooting.

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Authorities say a student at a Tennessee high school fired at officers and was killed by police. 

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David B. Rausch said at a news conference Monday that police responded to a report of a possible gunman at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville.

He says the officers encountered him in a bathroom and ordered him out, but he wouldn’t comply.

Rausch says that’s when the student reportedly opened fire, and police fired back.

The student died at the school, and an officer was wounded and taken into surgery.

Watch coverage from the scene in the media player below.

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