#BREAKING: Shooting at Dixon High School; one in custody

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Dixon Public Schools officials said high school students were being bused from the Illinois Army National Guard Armory near the school to the baseball fields.

All Dixon schools are on lockdown while the investigation proceeds; a news conference will be held later today.

A subject brought a gun to Dixon High School and was shot by a school resource officer this morning, according to a media release sent by City Manager Danny Langloss.

A Dixon Police Officer is credited with stopping an armed suspect at approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The suspect fired at the officer, who shot back, injuring the gunman.

The suspect is now custody and receiving medical treatment, according to the statement. They must have an ID to pick up their child. His injuries are expected to be non-life-threatening. Dixon High School and all Dixon Public Schools are on lockdown.

Police believe he acted alone, but provided no possible motive. Multiple police agencies are on scene. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

When we contacted the Dixon Police Department, they said they could not confirm or deny the report.

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