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Police: Officer shot 17-year-old runaway in wrist at Hawaii school; no other students hurt

Students are moved to an on-campus stadium at Roosevelt High School after a school shooting, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Honolulu. A 17-year-old student was shot by police in a counselor's office after he pulled a knife and cut one of the officers. The student was taken to a local hospital. State Department of Education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said the boy showed up Tuesday morning at the school and officials there recognized him as a runaway who was not registered for classes, and called police. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

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Students are moved to an on-campus stadium at Roosevelt High School after a school shooting, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Honolulu. A 17-year-old student was shot by police in a counselor's office after he pulled a knife and cut one of the officers. The student was taken to a local hospital. State Department of Education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said the boy showed up Tuesday morning at the school and officials there recognized him as a runaway who was not registered for classes, and called police. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Authorities say a police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist at a Hawaii school after the teen cut one officer with a knife and punched two others.

State Department of education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz says Roosevelt High School officials recognized the boy as a runaway and called police after he showed up at the school Tuesday.

Maj. Richard Robinson, commander of the Criminal Investigations Department for Honolulu police, says the boy lunged at officers who arrived and tried to take him into custody.

Robinson says the teen attacked one of the officers with a knife, leaving his torso with a minor cut.

One of the officers then fired two shots, hitting the boy once in the wrist. He was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Robinson says the boy was arrested on suspicion of three counts of attempted murder.

The school near downtown Honolulu was placed on locked, but students have since been released.

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