Police: Officer in Clarksville shot

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police said a Clarksville police officer has been shot while responding to a call of a shooting at a home, but the injuries are not considered life threatening.

Officer Jim Knoll, a spokesman for the Clarksville police, told The Leaf-Chronicle that the unnamed officer was shot on Thursday while responding to a call that a man was bleeding on the porch of a home in north Clarksville.

Officers followed a trail to another home where the officer was shot, police said.

A nearby elementary school was placed on lockdown and some neighboring homes have been evacuated as police continue to investigate.

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