Police say multiple people including an officer were shot Monday at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville.
The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that authorities were on the scene of the shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School.
The school is about four miles from downtown Knoxville.
The online posting said a Knoxville Police Department officer was reported among the victims.
Police urged people to avoid the area.
Details remained sketchy and news outlets showed numerous police and emergency vehicles at the scene.
Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer. The investigation remains active at this time. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/ViQirnQSpx
— Knoxville Police TN (@Knoxville_PD) April 12, 2021
“Multiple agencies are on the