Skip to comments."Countless lives were saved:" Officer hailed for confronting gunman at Dixon High School
Posted on 05/16/2018 10:53:52 AM PDT by rktman
A school resource officer is being hailed as a hero after confronting a gunman at an Illinois high school Wednesday morning, officials say. The officer encountered the 19-year-old former student, who was armed with a gun, at Dixon High School around 8 a.m., Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell said.
Howell said the suspect fired several shots near the school's west gym and was then confronted by the officer assigned to the school. The suspect fled the school and the officer pursued him, Howell said. The gunman then fired several shots toward the officer, who shot back, wounding the suspect.
The suspect was arrested just west of the school and was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No students or staff were injured, thanks to the actions of the officer, Howell said.
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Chances are he gets sued by the perps parents.
Sheriff Israel isn’t impressed.
he’ll likely be sued for ‘excessive force’ and fired for foiling the next gun grabbing talking points of the left
Hopefully, he will TAKE IT from that scumbag.
The resource officer must’ve given the perp a real strong warning when he “confronted” the shooter. Gotta love the way they report these incidents
Kudos to the officer for his service.
Say it ain’t so...
A bad guy with a gun was stopped by a good guy with a gun.
Relatively local to me. No mention that I caught in the news.
***a gunman at an Illinois high school ****
Well he BETTER have had an up to date FOID card!
To legally possess firearms or ammunition, Illinois residents must have a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card, which is issued by the Illinois State Police to any qualified applicant.
That POS coward officer at Parkland could have saved countless lives. An armed teacher could have ended it just as fast.
Dateline: Any MSM newsroom anywhere...
"Darn it all! How are we to report the news when things like this keep happening?! We can't print headlines like that! The DNC will have or jobs and our heads."
Nice town. I have visited the Reagan house numerous times.
It is indeed. Quaint little Illinois river town. The Rock runs right through it. Its the home of Raynor Door and is pretty solid Trump country IIRC.
The town will pin a medal on this cop. He sure deserves it.
The Finance committee budget, approved by the Board of Selectmen and approved by the majority of elected Town meeting members included funds for "additional police personnel, equipment and training to create a team to protect citizens within public schools in town and other town owned buildings."
Put a big ol' smile on my face.
AND it put a big ol' sour puss face on the usual Lib voters.
And in the meantime Broward county is still a cesspool.
Well you gotta consider most expert journey/firearm ex-spurts can’t count over 8 thus countless.
He should have killed the perp.
It’s better to go into court against a corpse than a cripple, because it’s still your word against his.
I can already hear the cha ching of “future earnings” ringing out from his family. Due to the physical trauma or the psych trauma of being shot.
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