The Associated Press reported that a Rockford, Wash., fire official said that there were injuries at the scene but that the “threat” had been “eliminated.” Spokane Fire department official Brian Schaeffer told the Associated Press that one person died and that three individuals were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said that one person “was detained.”
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office cautioned for people to avoid the area as they investigate the area. The sheriff’s office said in a tweet that law enforcement officers were going “room 2 room, floor by floor. We understand parents We understand parents are extremely concerned. We will provide info ASAP, please avoid area.”
Freeman High is located south of Spokane in eastern Washington state.
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