The suspect's name has not been released, but Lee County Sheriff John Simonton told Sauk Valley Media he is a 19-year-old ex-student. Official confirmation has not yet been made.
The officer returned fire and struck the suspect, who was then taken into custody just west of the school, Howell said.
According to the City of Dixon Facebook page, "A Dixon Police Officer confronted an armed male subject at the Dixon High School at approximately 8 a.m. on May 16". That resource officer, who is not named at this time, confronted the suspect.
He is now in police custody and is receiving medical treatment. When officers arrived at the school, they found classrooms were barricaded with bookshelves and desks, as students and staff have been trained to do in active shooter situations.
Governor Bruce Rauner released a statement saying, "Today, we should all be very thankful to school resource officer Mark Dallas for his bravery and quick action to immediately diffuse a risky situation at Dixon High School". The Dixon High School and all Dixon public schools have been put on lockdown.
Earlier in the day, City Manager Danny Langloss said students were gathered at the gym for graduation practice.
At the end of the news conference, Dixon School District Superintendent Margo Empen thanked law enforcement and the community for their support, and to parents, students and staff for their bravery. They must have an ID to pick up their child. The officer was not injured, nor was anyone else, Langloss said. That's when the officer fired back, hitting and injuring the gunman.
The suspect in the shooting, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries, was arrested at the scene. He is in custody.
An intriguing aspect about this collaborative digital whiteboard is that it is now able to rotate from landscape to portrait mode. Surface Hub 2 looks a lot sleeker and more portable than Surface Hub 1 and was built for "immersive collaboration ", Seiler said.
But for the Magic , a team that desperately needs a talent infusion, nabbing a top-three pick this year would be crucial. Joking aside, the Los Angeles Clippers have a pretty minimal chance of getting a top-three pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.
It is a Unesco world heritage site and home to critically-endangered mountain gorillas, as well as lions, elephants and hippos. The park has seen rising violence in recent months as armed groups stage raids to steal resources, particularly charcoal.
We also take this opportunity to pay tribute to law enforcement personnel who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. He hopes to have another memorial service next year. "One officer death is too many", Attorney General Sessions said .
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Tesla crash in Florida last week that killed two high school students. Meanwhile, a fatal crash in California, which happened when a Model X was on autopilot mode, is still under investigation.
We've learned a Gap brand T-shirt sold in some overseas markets mistakenly failed to reflect the correct map of China. Aside from Taiwan , Chinese troops marched into Tibet in 1950 to bring the region under Beijing's control.
The WHO and its partners are responding quickly, concerned that this outbreak has the potential to spread because of its location. And so far things are going as planned", he said, expressing hope that the quick response will speed containment of the outbreak.
During Ramadan , Muslims may also read the whole Quran, while some choose to perform extra prayers in the evening called tarawih . Both public and private sector companies will have shorter work hours for the duration of Ramadan as many employees are fasting.
The announcement triggered USA plans to reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic within about six months. "It depends on the conduct of other governments".
Stalker 2 is in development (again)
The Stalker series is attempting a comeback! For further information, you might want to watch GSC Game World's website . The original STALKER was followed by the prequel STALKER : Clear Sky and a direct follow-up, STALKER: Call of Pripyat .
Honor 7C expected to launch in India on May 22
The Honor 10 variant launched in India with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage has been priced at Rs.32,999. But the company has chose to skip the 64GB variant in India and will be only selling the 128GB storage version.