WAUKESHA, Wis. (WXOW) — A 17-year-old student is shot after pointing a gun at a school resource officer at Waukesha South High School Monday morning.
It happened around 10 a.m. according to Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack.
He said the shooting happened after a school resource officer confronted a student after receiving information from another student that the first student had a gun inside the school.
Chief Jack said the officer went to a classroom and found a student. The student ignored commands from the officer. During the incident, the student pulled a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the officer. The officer was forced to fire at the student.
The officer then provided life-saving medical treatment to the student according to Chief Jack.
He said the student was taken to a nearby hospital where he is in stable condition.
The remaining students were evacuated from the classroom and the school was put on lockdown.
Students were dismissed from school after being locked down for about 90 minutes.
Chief Jack said that they are not looking for anyone else at this time.
The officer who shot the student is an 11-year-veteran of the police department.
He said no other students or adults were injured in the incident.
This is a developing story. We will update it for you as we gather more information.