South Carolina high school student shot to death in altercation with resource officer

Oct. 19, 2009
Horry County officer treated for stab wound, placed on leave

From The Myrtle Beach Sun-News: A 16-year-old male student was fatally shot Friday after an altercation with a resource officer at Carolina Forest High School in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Trevor Varinecz, an 11th-grade student. Horry County School District officials say the student was armed with a knife and got in a ''tussle'' with the resource officer. The student was shot during the altercation and the officer was stabbed. The officer was treated for his injuries and released from an area hospital.

UPDATE: The resource officer, Marcus Rhodes, has been placed on medical leave.

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