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Police shoot, kill man outside Oregon school

Police say there has been a shooting inside an Oregon middle school and all students and teachers are safe. Police say there has been a shooting inside an Oregon middle school and all students and teachers are safe. |  Photo: MGN/Pexels

Updated: January 11, 2019 04:57 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - 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.

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Police initially said the shooting was inside the school.
    
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.
    
 

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