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August 1, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Girl wounded in Kitsap school shooting to get $1.2 million

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — The family of a girl who was critically wounded when a gun went off inside a backpack at her Kitsap County elementary school has agreed to a $1.2 million legal settlement. The Kitsap Sun newspaper reports that the Bremerton School District is paying $900,000 while the gun owner’s homeowner’s insurance…


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July 17, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Supreme Court overturns decision in Bremerton school shooting case

The state Supreme Court ruled today that prosecutors cannot charge a man with third-degree assault for allegedly providing access to a gun to his then-girlfriend’s 9-year-old son. The boy brought the weapon to a Bremerton school, where it accidentally discharged and injured a fellow student. In a 6-3 ruling, the high court rejected the argument by Kitsap County prosecutors…


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July 11, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Police release 911 recordings from SPU shooting

[do action="brightcove-video" videoid="3671206986001"/] Seattle police this morning released a series of 911 calls recorded when a gunman stormed the Seattle Pacific University campus last month and shot three people, killing one. The calls, which were released after The Seattle Times and other media filed public disclosure requests, are only a portion of the emergency calls recorded during…


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June 16, 2014 at 6:08 PM

Oregon school shooter laid to rest; questions remain

The Associated Press GRESHAM, Ore. — The 15-year-old boy who fatally shot a fellow freshman at an Oregon high school last week has been laid to rest. About 200 friends and relatives of Jared Padgett remembered him for many things Monday, but not the violent act that will forever define him. They recalled a smiling, curious boy who…


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June 13, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Oregon high school graduates remember slain freshman

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Seniors had finished classes and weren’t at Reynolds High School on Tuesday when freshman Emilio Hoffman was shot and killed at the school in Troutdale. But seniors remembered him at Thursday night’s graduation ceremony with a moment of silence. And there was an emotional moment as his older brother walked across the stage. School…


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June 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Deputy: Student, suspect dead in shooting at Oregon school

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. |  A fuller story on the shooting is now available here. UPDATE: 10:07 a.m. |  TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff’s office said there were reports…


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March 9, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Court rejects appeal in Bremerton school shooting case

The Associated Press TACOMA – A district Court of Appeals has ruled that Kitsap County’s prosecution of a man accused of providing access to the gun used in last year’s shooting at Armin Jahr Elementary School can continue. The Kitsap Sun reports that Douglas Bauer will appeal that ruling with the state Supreme Court. Bauer is charged with…


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December 14, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Prayers at 6:30 in Seattle cathedral for Conn. shooting victims

The Associated Press St. James Cathedral in Seattle is holding a prayer service at 6:30 Friday evening for the victims of the Connecticut school shooting. The church says the service will include chants, Scripture readings and candle lighting “for peace, comfort, and an end to the violence in our society.”


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August 15, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Parents of girl shot in Bremerton classroom suing district

The parents of a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot in a Bremerton classroom in February have filed a $10 million claim against the Bremerton School District as well as a lawsuit against the family of the boy who brought the gun to school, including the boy’s uncle, father, mother and the mother’s boyfriend. The claim filed…


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