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Student charged in shooting at Olathe, Kan. high school that wounded administrator and resource officer

March 4, 2022
The student also was wounded and was reported in critical condition.

An 18-year-old student at Olathe East High School in Olathe, Kan., has been charged with attempted capital murder in a shooting a that wounded an assistant principal and a school resource officer.

The Kansas City Star reports that the student, Jaylon Desean Elmore, also was wounded in the Friday incident. He was in critical condition at a local hospital.

The resource officer, Erik Clark, and assistant principal Kaleb Stoppel were treated for their wounds and released.

The shooting occurred after Clark responded to the main office at Olathe East to assist with an administrative matter. Police said an 18-year-old student displayed a handgun that led to an exchange of gunfire between the student and Clark.

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