Knoxville’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Police say multiple shooting victims, including an officer, are reported at a Knoxville, Tennessee high school. A tweet Monday afternoon by the city’s police department stated “multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet.” A Knoxville Police Department officer is among the “multiple gunshot victims.”
The clips below are live.
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. pic.twitter.com/ViQirnQSpx
— Knoxville Police TN (@Knoxville_PD) April 12, 2021
Knox County Schools is responding to a shooting that occurred this afternoon at Austin-East Magnet High School. We are gathering information about this tragic situation and will provide additional information as soon as possible.
— Bob Thomas (@KnoxSchoolsSupt) April 12, 2021
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) April 12, 2021
BREAKING: KPD says multiple gunshot victims at Austin-East Magnet School in East Knoxville. The school on lockdown. we’re here on the scene with live updates as we get them. @wbir pic.twitter.com/bn0jjCd3wC
— Katie Inman (@Katie_Inman) April 12, 2021