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The state Department of Justice is currently investigating an incident in which shots were fired in the parking lot of Big Sky High School in Missoula on Friday, March 16.

Over the weekend, the Missoulian reported that the shots came from a school resource officer, after a student he was investigating fled and tried to run him over.

Kalispell Teacher CJ Cummings, second from right, holds a sign that says “Stand with students, Enough,” on Main Street in Kalispell, Wednesday March 14, 2018.
Nicky Ouellet

While students walked out of class Wednesday in memorial of school shooting victims, their teachers stayed behind to continue their work teaching. But after the final bells rang yesterday afternoon, about two dozen public educators rallied in downtown Kalispell in support of their students.

Students at Glacier High School in Kalispell, MT memorialized the Parkland shooting victims on March 14, 2018 by placing 17 empty chairs outside, one for each of the victims.
Nicky Ouellet

Students across Montana joined the nationwide school walkout today on the one month anniversary the Florida school shooting. Nicky Ouellet reports from the Flathead Valley, Corin Cates-Carney reports from Helena, and Edward O'Brien reports from Missoula.

The local chapter of a group formed in response to the Sandy Hook school shooting held a vigil for the 17 victims in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida on the Montana Capitol steps Tuesday night.

Missoula high school students carry signs reading "No more thoughts & prayers" and "Fear has no place in school" during a walkout over gun safety, February 21, 2018.
Olga Kreimer

Missoula County Public Schools say they are ready for a student walkout that’s set to take place Wednesday, March 14. In a statement posted online and emailed to students and their families today, the district outlined how it plans to handle the walkout.