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Dixon High School Shooting in IL

16 May 2018, 10:07 | Erica Roy

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The former student who was shot is believed to have sustained non-life threatening injuries and is now receiving medical treatment, Howell said.

Howell said the officer returned fire, shot the suspect and took him into custody.

A 19-year-old man who is a former Dixon High School student is arrested in connection with a shooting Wednesday morning at the school.

Reports say that multiple sources say Milby was recently expelled from the school.

The officer, who has been identified on social media as Officer Mark Dallas, will be placed on paid administrative leave as per police policy on shooting incidents. His comments were echoed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, who in a statement credited "school resource officer Mark Dallas for his bravery and quick action to immediately diffuse a unsafe situation". No students or staff were injured.

Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell says that's near where the first shots came from.


A Dixon High School student was shot after bringing a gun to the school Wednesday morning, according to a report.

UPDATE: 11:53 a.m. EDT-The shooting at Dixon High School in IL took place on Wednesday morning inside the school's gym, where students were gathered to practice for graduation, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing City Manager Danny Langloss. The press conference was streamed on Facebook by WQAD-TV. "All staff and students are safe, no injuries".

Dixon High School was evacuated and parents are now being allowed to pick-up their children.

The shooting happened in the gym, where seniors, whose last day of school was Friday, were gathered for graduation practice, City Administrator Danny Langloss said. The officer returned fire and hit the suspect.

"We are extremely grateful that all of the students and staff at Dixon High School will be able to return to their homes unharmed today", FOP Labor Council Executive Director Shawn Roselieb said in a release sent around noon. The suspect's injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. No one else was hurt.



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