WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in suburban Milwaukee say a 17-year-old student pointed a pellet gun at another student’s head in a confrontation that led to a police officer shooting the teenager.

Police said Tuesday that a school resource officer and a detective began talking with the student at Waukesha South High School after the fight between students on Monday.

READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Stretch From City To Suburbs For First Year As A Federal Holiday

Police say the teen had a gun in his hand when an officer shot him once in the leg and twice in the arm.

READ MORE: Minnesota Runner Qualifies To Race In 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Authorities immediately gave the student first aid, stopping the bleeding. The student is in stable condition.

Police found two firearms in the classroom and say both were pellet guns. Police later searched the student’s home and found more pellet guns.

MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Saturday Is A #Top10WxDay, Rain Likely For Father's Day

(© Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)