Several people were shot In a research institute in Knoxville, Tennessee, including a local police officer, the agency made a report on Twitter this Monday.
Although detailed information about the situation or the number of injured has not yet been disclosed, the local media Knox News Quoting an anonymous source to “understand the situation”, claiming It is no longer “active” and has been detained.
At around 3:00 pm local time, police and emergency services came to Austin Eastern College. They blocked the entrance to the building And some nearby areas.
In a subsequent tweet, the police reported that it had been established A “meeting point” On the baseball field near the city center.
As Bob Thomas, the head of Knox County Schools, explained in another tweet, the center is “secured.” Students who do not participate can be reunited with their families.
The tragedy happened not long after Four teenagers have died in recent months The victims of gun violence in the town of Knoxville included two students from Austin East High School.