'SIx shot by gunman' at school as children take cover in classrooms

Frederick Owens
September 13, 2017

The Spokesman-Review says first responders are at Freeman High School in Rockford responding to the shooting.

The school is located in Rockford, a town of about 500 people located a few miles south of Spokane, WA.

The Spokesman-Review newspaper, citing a local hospital spokeswoman, reported that up to six people had been shot.

Multiple ambulances and a Lifeflight helicopter were sent to the school. The extent of the victims' injuries are unknown.

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In addition to the Freeman school district, the Central Valley and Mead districts also were on lockdown due to the shooting, KHQ reported.

All Freeman School District and all Spokane School District schools went into lockdown.

The girl, named Christina, said: "At Freeman elementary now". A parent of two Freeman students told the paper students were running into buildings and that an alarm was sounding when she pulled up to the school around 10:15 a.m. PST.

She said at least one person was shot but is expected to survive.

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