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Cops: School Shooter Dead Near Seattle

Report says another student is dead, 4 injured
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 24, 2014 1:58 PM CDT
Updated Oct 24, 2014 2:45 PM CDT
School Shooting Reported Near Seattle
This image made from a video provided by KOMO shows students as emergency personnel respond to the scene of a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.   (AP Photo/KOMO)

(Newser) – A shooter who opened fire in a high school near Seattle is dead, police say. He reportedly shot other students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School before taking his own life, but the details are still firming up. The Seattle Times reports that one of his victims is dead and that four other students are injured. A student at the school says the gunman, reportedly a freshman, walked up to a table in the cafeteria with four to six people and opened fire. Police say they are confident the gunman acted alone, reports CNN. A lockdown at the school, located in Washington state's Marysville, was being lifted.

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“Everyone just started running," recalls 14-year-old Adam Holston. "I could hear the gunshots, and my heart was racing and we didn’t know what was going on.” (Read more school shooting stories.)

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