Student shot by police at Reno, Nevada high school - report

Student shot by police at Reno, Nevada high school - report
At least one person, reportedly a student, has been hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting at Hug High School in Nevada. The campus has been put on lockdown while police are investigating the incident.

The school was put on Code Red lockdown after reports of the shooting arose at around 11:30am local time. 

Washoe County School District Police Department repordtely confirmed one of their officers was involved in a shooting incident on Wednesday. 

Washoe County School District said that one shot was fired and one person was "transported." It did not provide any ID information.

The school is to be "currently stable and secure with heavy police presence at the school,” the Washoe County School District said on Twitter. 

Two male students were fighting outside the school library, when one of them pulled a knife and stabbed the other, Hug freshman Robert Barragan, who witnessed the incident, told the Reno Gazette-Journal.

A school police officer shot the attacker in the shoulder, Barragan reportedly said.

A Reno Police officer, Tim Broadway, said that at least one person was taken to hospital, but he did not elaborate on the extent of injuries sustained, KRNV/KRXI news reported.

According to the Journal, a group of teens was detained shortly after the incident.

Meanwhile, a triage center was reportedly set up near the school parking lot.