One person dead, officer injured in shooting at Tennessee high school

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Police have responded to the Austin-East Magnet High School where multiple people, including a police officer, were shot. (Credit: Knoxville, TN Police/Twitter)

One person is dead and a police officer is injured after a shooting at a high school in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

According to Knoxville police, multiple agencies responded to the shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. 

The police initially reported multiple gunshot victims, but then provided an update on the number. 

According to a press release posted on Twitter, one male was pronounced dead at the scene and another was detained by police.

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was shot while responding and taken to the UT Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Bob Thomas, the superintendent of Knox County Schools, provided updates to parents on Twitter.

The investigation is still active and being led by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. 

This is a developing story that will be updated. 

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