School shooting in Illinois thrawted by School Resource Officer

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  1. OklahomaGator

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    Cop lauded as hero in Dixon school shooting says own son was in gym when gunfire erupted

    I saw a story on the news that the shooter was heading to a part of the school where the seniors were practicing for graduation. Great job by the officer.
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    As a footnote, Dixon is the hometown of Ronald Reagan, not that that has anything to do with the story.
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    Good job by a good guy with a gun.

    Heyyyyyy! Good Guy with a Gun! GGG! That just occurred to me. It's a sign! Maybe I should start carrying more often. :emoji_thinking:
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    Wouldn't that be GGWAGA! Okay I added the Again.....:):)
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    I’ve been to Dixon a few times. Blue collar Midwest town.

    But I’m still trying to figure out what really happened and read a few more articles, the story doesnt wholly make sense. Kids saw smoke from inside the gymnasium? Shooter was firing a “hail of bullets” at what? No one was even injured and no one talks about any bullets inside, in fact the shooter was shot while running away. He was only charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm. Kind of feels like he either wanted death by cop or just to scare a lot of people.
    The story could clear up over the next few days though.

    Regardless, if the officer heard gunshots and ran towards it he deserves any accolade he might get.