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Student, resource officer shot at Wisconsin school

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An armed student confronted a resource officer at Oshkosh West High School in Wisconsin leading to officer-involved shooting on Dec. 3 2019

News 8000 reports that the armed student at Oshkosh West High School "reportedly confronted a school resource officer", and was shot thereafter.

Both the student and officer, who were not identified by police, were taken to the hospital where they were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, Smith said.

The incident has been turned over to the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation. The 17-year-old boy was wounded. Authorities have not said if other students were in the classroom during the ensuing standoff. "Police and school officials feel confident there is no immediate threat towards San Luis Obispo High School students, staff or their families".

The student then allegedly "removed the handgun from his waistband" and pointed it at the officer, who then shot the student. Only one student was injured. Meisel said the students were scared.

Each of the district's two high school also was the target of a bomb threat in September 2017, one of which forced officials to cancel classes.

Katie Nieman, a spokeswoman for the Oshkosh school district, said there was no further information immediately available Tuesday afternoon.

On Monday, about 80 miles away from Oshkosh, a student brought a gun to Waukesha South High School in Waukesha, Wisconsin, according to police.

The incident occurred just a week after a threat of school shooting was found on a bathroom mirror at Laguna Middle School.

Last year, armed guards at three high-profile school shootings - Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky; Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida; and Santa Fe High School in Texas - were unable to stop the rampages.

'The student and officer were both injured and transported to local hospitals.

Ehlke reported from Milwaukee.

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