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Suspect Shot Inside Oregon Middle School, Students Safe

Police say there has been a shooting inside an Oregon middle school and all students and teachers are safe.

Posted: Jan 11, 2019 12:22 PM
Updated: Jan 11, 2019 3:44 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting outside a middle school in Eugene, Oregon (all times local):

2:15 p.m.

Authorities say police shot and killed a man outside a middle school in Eugene, Oregon, after they responded to a custodial dispute.

No students or staff members were harmed in the Friday incident.

In a statement, Eugene police said they were escorting the man from Cascade Middle School when he "produced a firearm" and a struggle began.

Officers shot the man, who was not immediately identified.

Police initially said the shooting was inside the school.

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12:21 p.m.

Police say there has been a shooting inside an Oregon middle school and all students and teachers are safe.

Eugene Police Department Lt. Jennifer Bills said Friday that all students are locked in their classrooms and no one is being allowed into the building.

Bills says the incident at Cascade Middle School in Eugene began with a dispute outside the school.

It isn't clear who was involved in the dispute. She said the suspect has been shot.

Bills says no one will be allowed into the school until the lockdown is lifted.

Police are asking parents to stay away from the school as the investigation continues.

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