Potential school shooting stopped by armed resource officer

Dixon city manager Danny Langloss confirmed that a student brought a gun to the school Wednesday morning, shot at a police officer and was injured when the officer returned fire.

"With shots ringing out toward the school, he charged toward the suspect head on", said Dixon Police Chief Steve Howell.

Neither the suspect's name nor the name of the officer who shot the suspect was released.

"A lot of things went right today and many things could have gone wrong", Dixon Mayor Liandro Arellano Jr., told reporters at a news conference outside the school.

Lockdown has been lifted at the other schools in the city about 80 miles (130 kilometers) west of Chicago. He was taken into custody and treated for his wound, which city officials said was not life-threatening. Dixon Public Schools are on lockdown. Seniors were inside the gym discussing details about their upcoming graduation when a 19-year-old former student started shooting. No one else was wounded in the incident.

"I could not be more proud of the police officer and the way he responded to the situation", Howell said.

Sauk Valley Media reports the former student involved in a shooting Wednesday morning is Matt Milby. Howell says because of his actions, there were no injuries to students, staff and the public.

"Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved".

The Associated Press reports the shooting happened in the school's gymnasium around 8 a.m. Wednesday. He believes the suspect acted alone and that there are not further threats to student safety.

The School unification point will be at the baseball fields in Page Park.

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