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Keller Student Concerned Over Hurting Himself Injures School Resource Officer in Scuffle

Student removed from campus for observation

A student at Keller Central High School concerned over thoughts of hurting himself became violent and injured a school resource officer Thursday, prompting a lock down.

According to the Keller Independent School District, the student became agitated while in a counselor's office. Attempts by the school resource officer to calm the student led to a fight where the officer's ankle was injured.

The school was locked down as a precaution for a short time; the student was removed from campus and taken for observation.

The severity of the officer's injury is not known. There were no other injuries reported.

Last week NBC 5 broadcast a series of reports on mental health and youth in a special news report titled State of Mind: Kids Under Pressure. Those reports can be seen below or read here.

Mental health is a tough subject to talk about, especially when it comes to children. On Thursday, Aug. 22, NBC 5 focused an entire newscast on raising awareness of issues involving teen mental health
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