High school shooting in Washington state kills 1, injures 3

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SPOKANE, Wash.– Officials say one person was killed and at least three others were shot when a gunman opened fire at a high school in Washington state.

Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department told reporters that one person died in the shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane.

Three of the injured were taken to a hospital.

The Spokesman-Review reports Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said at the scene that the shooter was in custody.

Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that all schools in the district were “being placed into modified lockdown as a precautionary measure.” That lockdown was then lifted.

Tweets from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said authorities were going room to room and floor by floor and will update everyone as soon as possible.

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