A female student was shot dead by the Washington State shooter, Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux announced.
The scene is secure, two people are deceased, one male, one female. About 30 students and staff are witnesses and are being questioned,” Lamoureux said in a media briefing Friday.
The authorities aren’t confirming the sort of weapon the shooter used, but have confirmed he died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Two young students from the Marysville-Pilchuck High School are out from the operating room, while another victim, a new woman, continues to be undergoing surgery, Chief Medical Officer Joanne Roberts of the Providence Regional Hospital told reporters Friday.
Roberts stated that one of many victims, a 15-year-old boy, have been identified, but his family declined to reveal his name. She added that identifying the victims was a difficult task for their head wounds.
On Friday morning, a gunman shot himself after opening fire in a US school north of Seattle, in Washington State. The shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, was a freshman recently suspended from the senior school football team for fighting. He’s reported to have been a extremely popular student from a well-respected family.
Public mass shootings in the United States have now been on the rise since 2011, in accordance with Harvard researchers. Studies show a public mass shooting occurred typically every 172 days since 1982, during September 2011 this number spikes with a 14 public incidents within just every 172 days. In the following three-year phase they occurred every 64 days on average.