The resource officer may have prevented the massacre after a 19-year-old former college student allegedly brought a gun inside an The state of illinois school and opened fire.
The particular suspect shot at the Dixon Senior high school resource officer, who returned open fire and struck the gunman, Town Administrator Danny Langloss said. The particular officer was not hit by gunfire and the suspect had non-life intimidating injuries. No students or workers were injured in the incident. The particular suspect was placed in police guardianship.
Dixon High School and all other public universities in Dixon were placed on lockdown immediately after the incident. The Dixon Police Department believes the believe “ acted alone and that there is absolutely no further threat to the safety associated with students or staff. ” Mother and father were asked to come pick up youngsters.
Sauk Valley reported the suspect is really a former Dixon High School student as well as the incident occurred in the school’s gym as seniors gathered for a graduating ceremony practice.
“We’re lucky the particular officer was there. His fearless actions saved a lot of lives, inch Langloss said. His daughter is at the gymnasium at the time of the occurrence.