A shooting has erupted at a school in Knoxville, USA. There are reports of many victims. Some details of the attack are known to this day.
During the shooting at a school in Knoxville In the US state Tennessee At least one person was killed Monday. Police in Knoxville said the only man who died at Austin-East High School was a man. A police officer was hit by at least one bullet and taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, the report said. None of the victims are currently known. A male suspect was arrested.
Police said security forces went to the school on an armed suspect. When they approached the suspect, the shooting took place.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee spoke of “a very difficult and tragic situation.” But many details are not yet known. Local broadcaster WATE announced that the school building has been preserved. The unaffected students have been released to their families.
In the United States, there have been repeated terrorist attacks on schools. For example, in February 2018, a 19-year-old boy at his previous school in Parkland (Florida) 17 people were killed in the shooting.