Shooting At Hug High School In Nevada

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Washoe County School District in Nevada confirmed Hug High School was on a code red lockdown late Wednesday morning because of a police officer involved shooting on campus.

Reno Police say one shot was fired about 11:30AM December 7, 2016, and one person was taken to a hospital, but are not saying who the victim is or how serious any injuries are, according to KOLO 8 News.

Robert Barragan, a freshman at the school told a Reno Gazette-Journal the following:

Two male students were fighting outside the school library. One of them pulled a knife and stabbed the other. A police officer then shot the knife-wielding student in the shoulder. The student fell to the ground and another officer arrived.

A Washoe County School District spokeswoman disputed this student’s account, saying only one person was injured.

According to Police, no one is in custody, there is currently an active investigation, and Police are going room-to-room at the school looking for any related evidence.

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