DIXON, Ill. (WCIA) — A teen faces felony charges after a shooting at a high school.
Matthew Milby, 19, was arrested after shooting at an officer and being injured when the officer returned fire. It happened about 8 am, Wednesday, at Dixon High School.
Officer Mark Dallas, the school resource officer, heard shots fired near the school’s auditorium where graduation rehearsal was taking place. He confronted the suspect who ran away.
During the pursuit, Milby allegedly fired at Dallas, who returned fire striking Milby. He was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
He faces three counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, which is a class X felony. Authorities say more charges could be filed as the investigation continues.
Milby is under 24-hour surveillance and is being held on $2 million bond.