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Crime ‘Terrifying day:’ 17-year-old shot by student resource officer inside Waukesha South High School

21:26  02 december  2019
21:26  02 december  2019 Source:   fox6now.com

Gunshots were fired inside Waukesha South, school officials say

  Gunshots were fired inside Waukesha South, school officials say Gunshots were exchanged between a student and a school resource officer inside Waukesha South High School, according to school officials. © Bill Glauber / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Law enforcement stages outside Waukesha South High School after reports of shots fired inside the school Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. The student brought the gun to school, school officials tell the Journal Sentinel. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

WAUKESHA — Waukesha police say a suspect has been taken into custody after gunshots were fired inside Waukesha South High School on Monday morning, Dec. 2.

Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack spoke with the media and indicated around 10:15 a.m., a student at the school reported that another student brought a handgun to school — and was in possession of it. A Student Resource Officer (SRO) immediately responded to the classroom where the suspect student was located.

Officials say the SRO made efforts to secure the classroom by getting the other students to safety. Other Waukesha officers also responded to the school.

Suspect in custody after large police response at Waukesha South HS

  Suspect in custody after large police response at Waukesha South HS Waukesha South High School is currently locked down after a large police presence. Multiple police cars and ambulances are at the school on East Roberta Avenue. Waukesha police are calling the response a "critical incident." "The building is safe and secure," police tweeted. "The suspect is in custody." Officers said it was an "isolated incident" and they were not seeking any other suspects. "We are in the investigative stage right now as the scene is stabilized," police tweeted.News Chopper 12's Matt Salemme said he saw at least 17 police vehicles at the scene.Students have not been evacuated from the school.

Officers spoke with the suspect student to de-escalate the situation. But Chief Jack said the student would not remove his hands from his pockets — and ignored officers’ commands. At one point, the suspect removed the handgun from his waistband and pointed it at officers. An officer was forced to discharge his firearm — striking the suspect. Life-saving efforts were immediately put into action — and the remaining students were evacuated from the school. Chief Jack said a firearm was recovered.

The suspect is a 17-year-old male. He was taken to the hospital — and is listed in stable condition.

The officer who fired his service weapon is an 11-year veteran of the Waukesha Police Department. Neither he nor any other officers or students were injured in this incident.

Police: Student arrested after report of firearm prompted lockdown at Waukesha North HS

  Police: Student arrested after report of firearm prompted lockdown at Waukesha North HS WAUKESHA — A lockdown at Waukesha North High School was lifted Monday afternoon, Dec. 2 — and a student was arrested. Police said there was a report of a student possessing a firearm at North High School. The school was searched during the lockdown. A student was located in a residence in the City of Waukesha — and was taken into custody.

The officer who fired his service weapon is an 11-year veteran of the Waukesha Police Department. Neither he nor any other officers or students were injured in this incident.© FOX6 NEWS The officer who fired his service weapon is an 11-year veteran of the Waukesha Police Department. Neither he nor any other officers or students were injured in this incident.

“This is clearly a superintendent’s worst nightmare,” said Waukesha Schools Superintendent Todd Gray. “We are very grateful for the response of the south high school SRO, the Waukesha Police Department and the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department.”

“For the citizens of Waukesha, I know this was a terrifying day for many students and parents,” said Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly.

The Greenfield Police Department will be the lead investigating agency in this matter.

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