November 8, 2012 at 11:59 AM
Student shot near Kittitas High School
UPDATE 6:15 P.M.| The teenager, a Kittitas High School student, intentionally shot himself in the chest with a family member’s gun according to the Associated Press. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Ellensburg Daily Record.
A teenager was shot this morning near Kittitas High School and then walked to the school for help, according to Times news partner KING-TV.
The student was shot at an unknown location near school grounds sometime before 11 a.m., the State Patrol said. The wounded student then walked to the school and was taken to a hospital. He is reportedly in stable condition, KING-TV is reporting.
The high school and an elementary school went into lockdown as a precaution.
Troopers are looking for the shooter.
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