1 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting at Washington High School

A suspect has been detained
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 13, 2017 1:01 PM CDT
Updated Sep 13, 2017 1:56 PM CDT
The Freeman High School football team practices amid a haze of smoke from a fire on Aug 22, 2016, in Rockford, Wash.   (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP)

(Newser) – One person is dead and three more injured after a shooting at Freeman High School in Washington state's Spokane County Wednesday, KHQ reports. According to KXLY, authorities say they have the only shooter in custody. The three injured people are hospitalized in stable condition with one scheduled for surgery. Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer described the victims as "children," but no other information was available, NBC News reports. It's unclear if the suspect is a student at the school. Other area schools were on lockdown as a precaution. (Read more school shooting stories.)

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