A man confronted a Dixon police officer at Dixon High School just after 8 o'clock (this) Wednesday morning. The suspect fired shots at the officer, who then returned fire. Dixon Police say the man was injured and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The police officer was not injured, and no students or staff were injured.
Dixon High School and all Dixon Public Schools were on lockdown as a result of the incident. Dixon is located in northern Illinois, about 2 hours west of Chicago.
Dixon Police believe the suspect acted alone.
The suspect's name has not been released.