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BREAKING: School Resource Officer, Faculty Member Shot At Kansas High School

Olathe, KS – A school resource officer and a school administrator were shot at Olathe East High School on Friday morning.

Authorities received the first 911 call about the incident at the high school located at 127th Street and Black Bob Road at about 10:41 a.m. on March 4, KCTV reported.

Police said the shooting took place in the school’s office but have not released any information about what led up to the incident or who was involved.

The suspect has been taken into custody and police said there was no active threat to the school, KCTV reported.

Police said no students were injured in the shooting.

The wounded officer and the school administrator were both transported to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Authorities have not released the identity of the wounded officer or the faculty member, nor have they released any information on their medical conditions.

The school remained in lockdown and parents and community members were asked to avoid the area, KSHB reported.

“Olathe East is currently under lock down due to an active shooting situation on campus,” the school district tweeted. “Please know that law enforcement is on site and the building is secured. Olathe East and surrounding school buildings have been secured.”

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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