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Resource officer shot at Knoxville high school recovering

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Authorities say a police officer wounded in a shooting at a Tennessee high school is a 20-year veteran of the force who worked as a resource officer at the school.

 

Officials say Knoxville Police Officer Adam Willson is recovering from surgery Tuesday after being shot in the upper leg at Austin-East Magnet School city on Monday.

Authorities say Willson was wounded when a student opened fire on officers responding to a report of a possible gunman at the school about 15 minutes before afternoon dismissal.

Police fired back and killed the student, who has not been identified.

 

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