Dad ‘shaken’ after shooting at Dixon HS, relieved kids are OK

DIXON, Illinois -- The father of a Dixon High School student was shaken after finding out that a student fired shots near the gym on the morning of May 16th.

The shooting happened around 8 a.m. when a confrontation between the subject and a school resource officer resulted in an exchange of gunfire, according to a statement from Dixon's city manager.  The student, 19-year-old graduating senior Matthew Milby, was taken into custody and is receiving medical treatment.

Read more on the shooting at Dixon High School here.

No students or staff were injured in the incident.

News 8's Jesyka Dereta spoke with a father picking up his kids after the incident.  He said he was shaken, but was relieved his children were okay.