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Suspect in custody in Dixon High School shooting

16 May 2018

A "male suspect" was shot at Dixon High School on Wednesday after exchanging fire with an officer, the city manager said. Parents were later allowed to pick up their children at the baseball fields in Page Park.

The boy shot at the school resource officer, who returned fire around 8 a.m., City Administrator Danny Langloss said.

The gunman was in custody Wednesday with non-life-threatening injuries.

No students or staff were injured. "Dixon Police believe the suspect acted alone and that there is no further threat to the safety of students or staff", Dixon officials said in a statement on Facebook.

The suspect is now in custody, with Dixon PD saying they believe that he acted alone, and that there is no further threat to the public.

Peoria Avenue will be closed as multiple agencies are reporting to the area.

The incident has also forced the closure of Peoria Avenue.

Students were originally taken to the nearby Armory following the incident and are being bused to the baseball field.

Local 4 News has a crew on the way to Dixon to bring you more on this breaking news story.

Suspect in custody in Dixon High School shooting