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Shortly before 1130 am on Wednesday December 7, 2016 Washoe County School District Police dispatch reported shots fired at Proctor R. Hug High School located at 2880 Sutro Street in North Reno.   When Officers arrived on scene it was discovered that a 14 year old male student was armed with at least one knife and was threatening other students.  A Washoe County School District Police Officer responded to the fight and the 14 year old failed to follow the verbal commands of the Officer. The Officer discharged his service weapon, striking the student, and stopping the threat. The 14 year old was transported to a local hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.
Shortly before 1130 am on Wednesday December 7, 2016 Washoe County School District Police dispatch reported shots fired at Proctor R. Hug High School located at 2880 Sutro Street in North Reno.   When Officers arrived on scene it was discovered that a 14 year old male student was armed with at least one knife and was threatening other students.  A Washoe County School District Police Officer responded to the fight and the 14 year old failed to follow the verbal commands of the Officer. The Officer discharged his service weapon, striking the student, and stopping the threat. The 14 year old was transported to a local hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.

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A 14-year-old boy was shot by a school police officer after swinging two knives at his classmates in Reno, Nevada.

Knife-wielding teen shot at school

A 14-year-old boy was shot by a school police officer after swinging two knives at his classmates in Reno, Nevada.