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New York: US Police shot and killed armed student in Wisconsin

Police fatally shot an armed student outside a Middle School in Mount Horeb

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- May 02nd 2024 02:25 PM
New York: US Police shot and killed armed student in Wisconsin

New York: US Police shot and killed armed student in Wisconsin

New York: In an unfortunate and dreadful incident, US Police in the Wisconsin district of the United States shot and killed a student with a gun. The entire district was put on a lockdown late on Wednesday morning.

According to authorities in Wisconsin reported that police fatally shot an armed student outside a Middle School in Mount Horeb on Wednesday, following reports of an "active shooter" situation. 


Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul stated during a press conference that no additional students or police officers were harmed during the incident. 

"This could have been a far worse tragedy," Kaul said.

The victim's name was withheld by authorities, but identified as a male juvenile attending a school in the Mount Horeb Area School District. 

The kind of weapon the student was carrying remains unknown as of yet.

According to Kaul, bullets were fired at the armed student by Mount Horeb Police Department officers. It was unknown if the youngster shot the officers in retaliation, reported sources. 

The investigation is underway.

Further details are awaited.

- With inputs from agencies

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