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Officer Mark Dallas is honored during graduation ceremonies Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Dixon High School. Dallas is being hailed has a hero for stopping a former student armed with a rifle who attempted to enter the school last week. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Officer who shot school gunman gets standing ovation at graduation

Associated Press

A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school received a standing ovation as he led students into their graduation ceremony. Officer Mark Dallas’ 18-year-old son, Josh, was among the Dixon High School students forced to run for their lives during the shooting Wednesday.

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