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Officer Shot, School Placed on Lockdown During Active Shooter Situation

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Homeland Security, State Highway Patrol, and the local Sheriff’s Office responded to an active shooter situation near a nursing home and elementary school in Kirkersville, Ohio Friday morning. School staff and some students were present inside Kirkersville elementary school when classes were cancelled for the day, but they are confirmed to be safe and moved to another location, local 10TV reported. The shooting reportedly began at or around the assisted living facility.

Sources told the local station that the suspect is down, but details regarding the suspect’s identity or condition have not been released.

One officer, who has not been identified, was reportedly shot during the confrontation, but his condition is unknown.

Law enforcement officials are still investigating the situation.

 

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