Multiple people shot at Tennessee high school

Knoxville PD

(CBS NEWS) – Multiple people have been shot at a Tennessee high school, including a police officer, Knoxville police said Monday afternoon.

Police said the investigation is still active and warned residents to avoid the area.

“Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School,” Knoxville police tweeted. “Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer. The investigation remains active at this time. Please avoid the area.”

“I’m walking up to the scene now, all I can say is pray,” Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie told CBS affiliate WVLT.


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