A shooting at the Freeman High School in Rockford, Washington (south of Spokane) ended up with 1 person killed and 5 injured. The alleged attacker was arrested and he’s currently into police custody according to reports from local media and police.
BREAKING: Spokane Fire Chief confirms one person is dead in shooting at Freeman High School. #KXLY
— Stevee Chapman (@SteveeKXLY) September 13, 2017
A Spokane Police Department spokesman quoted by Reuters, local security forces responded to a shooting at the Freeman High School in Rockford.
The high school was secured and cleared and all the students evacuated to the adjacent sports stadium.
Multiple callers reporting shots fired by Freeman High School. WSP and SCSO responding.
— Spokane News (@Spokane_News) September 13, 2017
At Freeman elementary currently. I am a junior, evacuated from the high school. At least 4 shots. pic.twitter.com/RnGbbbahbK
— Christina✌🏽️ (@TheChristinaXX) September 13, 2017
The shooting took place on Wednesday morning at approximately 10.15 a.m. local time .
Heavy traffic on HWY 27 due to reported shooting at Freeman High School. Emergency vehicles still arriving on scene. pic.twitter.com/CwV1fdnfbG
— Danamarie McNicholl (@KREMDanamarie) September 13, 2017
All schools in the area were put on preventive lock-down. The details are scarce for now, but stay tuned, we’ll be back with updates.
Due to a reported shooting near Freeman High School, all southside SPS schools are currently in lockdown. Updates as information allows.
— Spokane Schools (@spokaneschools) September 13, 2017