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Reno Student Shot By Campus Police Officer On School Grounds

Update: A Washoe County School District campus police officer shot a 14-year-old high school student on the Hug High Campus in Reno this morning. As of 6 p.m., the student was listed in critical condition.

In a press release, Reno Police says the student refused to comply with officer instructions and was holding at least one knife.

Videos posted on social media show a teenage boy armed with two knives acting aggressively toward a crowd of students.

Reno PD Officer Tim Broadway says the Washoe County School District officer responded to a call at about 11:30 a.m.

"The officer responded to the report of a disturbance around the quad area near the cafeteria. A short time later, shots were fired and that's when he called for assistance."

Broadways says the school was on lockdown, which has been lifted.

"The student was transported to a local hospital. It is unknown his condition at this point. After several hours of searching the school for any other potential suspects or victims, the school has now been released and the investigation is continuing."

Reno Police detectives have reviewed some student cell phone videos of the incident and plan to review school surveillance video as well.

The Reno Police Department is investigating the shooting with help from Sparks Police and the Washoe County Sheriff's Department.

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