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MISSOULA - Missoula police have confirmed to KPAX that they are investigating a report of shots fired during an incident involving a Big Sky High School student and an SRO on Friday afternoon.

Missoula Police Department Public Information Officer Travis Welsh reports that the Big Sky High School Resource Officer was attempting to apprehend a student, when the student fled.

Welsh reports the student got into a vehicle, where a pursuit ensued on South Avenue.

The pursuit ended when the student crashed his car near the Honda dealership on Brooks Street. The student was taken into custody. 

Missoula County Public Schools Executive Regional Director Karen Allen said that Big Sky High School chose not to hold a lockdown on Friday because they did not see the incident as a threat to students. Parents were informed of the incident via email.

It is not clear at this time who fired the shots. No one was injured in the pursuit. 

Montana DCI has taken over the investigation into the incident and two agents are still at the scene, according to Montana DCI Information Officer Anastasia Burton.

CORRECTION: Big Sky High School was not placed on lockdown during classes on Friday.

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