updated 4/16/2008 7:25:25 PM ET 2008-04-16T23:25:25

A Fresno high school student was shot to death by a police officer on campus on Wednesday, authorities said.

Police said the officer fired after the student at Roosevelt High School allegedly hit the officer with a baseball bat. The cause of the attack was not immediately known.

The incident occurred just before noon Wednesday.

The officer was employed by the police department as the school's resource officer. The officer's condition was not immediately released.

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