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One Dead, Three-Six Shot at High School in Washington – This Marks the 31st School Shooting This Year! (Videos)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 15:37
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Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at a high school south of Spokane, WA. Fire officials say one person was killed and three others injured were taken to a hospital. Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department says the threat “has been eliminated” at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane. All schools in the Spokane district were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure, but Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that the lockdown had ended. No information was immediately available on who opened fire in the school. Multiple ambulances and a Lifeflight helicopter were dispatched to the high school following reports of a shooting.

Six Shot At High School In Washington

Up to six people were shot at a high school near Spokane, Washington, on Wednesday. Police and local media confirm that a suspect has been taken into custody. The shooting took place at Freeman High School in Rockford, Washington. The Spokesman-Review newspaper reported that up to six people had been shot. Spokane placed all of the schools in the district on lockdown at about 10:30 a.m. following the shooting, and stated on Twitter an hour later that it had been lifted.

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Freeman High School: Student dead in shooting at Washington high school, officials say

Freeman High School: Student dead in shooting at Wash. high school, officials say 1 Student Killed and 3 More Injured in Shooting at Washington State High School: ‘Mom, There Are Gunshots’ Officials say one student was killed and three more were injured in a shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School outside Spokane, Washington. serena williams,freeman high school,school shooting,freeman high school spokane,spokane news The shooting began “shortly after 10 a.m.,” the Spokesman-Review reports. Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer confirmed the casualties at a news conference later Wednesday. school shooting spokane wa,washington school shooting,freeman,washington high school,freeman school district, A suspect — who has not been identified — has been taken into custody, Schaeffer said. Investigators plan on speaking with 300 people. “The shooter is in the back seat of a patrol car right now,” Spokane County, Washington, Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said at the scene, according to the Spokesman-Review. The four victims were not further identified by authorities. The three survivors are in stable condition, Schaeffer said. Other details were not immediately available. “We’re all hands on deck,” Dr. Jeff Collins, the chief physician at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, told the Spokesman-Review. “We train for this regularly.”

LATEST BREAKING NEWS: One Dead, Three Injured in Spokane High School Shooting

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The Spokesman-Review Six shot at Freeman High School

A shooting was reported Wednesday at a high school in Washington State. A suspect was detained after multiple injuries were reported, according to NBC-affiliate KHQ. The Spokane Valley Fire Department confirmed there was an active shooter at Freeman High School

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Student opens fire at Washington state school, killing classmate

(Reuters) – A student carrying two guns opened fire at his high school near Spokane, Washington on Wednesday, killing one classmate and injuring three others before he was apprehended by a staff member, the local sheriff said.

The slain student was trying to convince the shooter, whose first gun had jammed, not to carry out the morning rampage when he was shot dead, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich told reporters.

The gunman then fired on three other students in a second-floor hallway of Freeman High School in Rockford, Washington, Knezovich said. The surviving victims, who were in their mid-teens, were listed in stable condition, a local hospital said.

Knezovich declined to identify the suspect or discuss what may have motivated the gun violence in detail but said: “It sounds like a case of a bullying-type of situation.”

He said that a member of the staff at Freeman who he described as “very courageous” was able to capture the gunman before police officers arrived on scene to take him into custody. He was being held at Spokane County juvenile jail.

“Fortunately that one (gun) jammed. This would have been a lot worse if it didn‘t,” Knezovich said. “These are senseless, tragic events that really don’t need to happen and I don’t really understand them.”

“But we need to figure out what’s gone wrong with our society that our children decide that they need to take weapons to deal with the issues that they’re facing,” he said.

A freshman who witnessed the shooting told local KREM-TV that the shooter, a classmate since elementary school, stalked the hallway with a pistol and second gun, appearing calm as he fired at his victims and the ceiling.

The girl said that the suspect was an “outgoing” boy who she would not have thought capable of such violence. But she said other students had told her that he had made an ominous post about his intentions on a social media account.

Following the shooting at the school of 327 students, some parents abandoned their cars stuck in traffic and walked up to a mile to reach their children, KHQ-TV reported.

“This morning’s shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking. All Washingtonians are thinking of the victims and their families,” Governor Jay Inslee said on Twitter.

The United States has had an average of 52 school shooting incidents a year since a gunman killed 26 young children and educators in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun-control group founded in response to that massacre.

Source Reuters


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  • Morgana Le Fay

    Well, I guess if you’re cruel enough to bring a child into the dystopic wasteland prison we’ve turned this planet into, ya might want to gear them up with bullet-proof vests before ya send them off to school in the care of the meth addict bus driver whose had five DUIs and was revived from a heroin overdose last week.

  • Man

    I will be waiting for the NRA Gun Stooges to claim this as a Flase flag.

    Just like that child who shot his mother dead because he didn’t get a puppy

    • dennis48309

      The Cabal wants to take our guns away dumbass. You want to take away our right to protect ourselves for the greater good of protecting innocent people from getting shot by psychopaths? You can take your Utilitarian ethics and shove them up your ass because nobody is taking away my right to protect myself and my family.

    • st

      maybe it’s the drugs for the bs add and adhd read the inserts MAKES YOU WANT TO KILL but it’s easyer to blame bad parenting on a fake disorder :idea: :arrow:

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