Student shot by police officer after pulling out knife during fight

RENO, NV (NEWS10) – A high school student is in critical condition Thursday morning after he was shot by a police officer.

The school in Reno, Nevada was put in “code red lockdown” mode. Police said two students were fighting when one of the students pulled out a knife.

Investigators said the student refused the officer’s order to drop the weapon and that’s when the officer opened fire, hitting the student in the shoulder.

No one else was injured in the incident.

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