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October 31, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Sheriff: Vancouver shooting suspect found dead

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says a shooting suspect in Vancouver has been found dead. The Columbian newspaper reports that 59-year-old John Kendall was found dead Friday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot, near an intersection in Blandford Canyon. In a phone interview, Sgt. Fred Nieman declined to confirm whether Kendall’s gunshot was self-inflicted. He…

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October 29, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Teacher who tried to stop shooting issues statement

Marysville-Pilchuck High School teacher Megan Silberberger, who is credited with trying to intervene in Friday’s shooting on campus,  issued a statement Wednesday afternoon. “The shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was a tragedy. I reacted exactly like all my colleagues would in this type of event. I am a schoolteacher, and like all teachers, I am committed to the safety…

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October 29, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Tulalip Tribes ‘denounce horrific actions’ of school shooter

In a statement released Wednesday, the Tulalip Tribes said members “denounce the horrific actions of Jaylen Fryberg,” who shot five friends at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday before killing himself. “All of the young people he attacked were his friends, and two were his cousins,” the statement reads. “Parents and children alike are struggling to understand what caused him…

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October 29, 2014 at 6:31 AM

North Kitsap student arrested for allegedly threatening to ‘shoot up’ school

Police have arrested a student from North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo for felony harassment after he allegedly threatened to “shoot up” the school, according to reports from KIRO. A friend of the 16-year-old told his mother of the boy’s threats and the woman called the police, according to reports. The student was arrested at 11:30…

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October 28, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Marysville cafeteria to remain closed when school reopens

EVERETT  — The cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School will remain closed when school reopens next week, following a break because of the shooting in the lunch room Friday that left three dead and three wounded. Superintendent Becky Berg told The Daily Herald: “The kids are saying loud and clear they don’t want to go back there…

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October 27, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Sheriff: Marysville shooter arranged meeting with victims

Freshman Jaylen Fryberg texted five classmates to meet for lunch Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School before shooting them, Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary said during a news conference Monday in Everett. Trenary said once the five were seated at a table in the cafeteria, Fryberg opened fire with a handgun, killing two and wounding three others before taking his own life. Trenary said the .40-caliber Beretta handgun was legally purchased, registered…

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October 25, 2014 at 7:28 AM

Girl killed in Marysville school shooting remembered as ‘nice and awesome’

The girl killed in Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was Zoe Galasso, according to a family friend who said he’s been in touch with Zoe’s mother about a fundraising website in her honor. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14, were identified Saturday morning as the two girls who were wounded. They had surgery Friday after…

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October 24, 2014 at 11:06 AM

2 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

UPDATED STORY AND ADDITIONAL COVERAGE AT 10:30 P.M. FRIDAY: Popular student’s deadly attack stuns school and community   EARLIER POST Two students are dead after one of them opened fire Friday morning in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Police said a girl was killed and two other girls and two…

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October 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Man wounded in leg in Rainier Valley shooting

Update at 7:10 a.m.: Seattle police report that they’ve arrested a suspect in Thursday’s  shooting outside a restaurant in South Seattle.  Police say the suspect’s girlfriend called 911 about 4:40 p.m., saying her boyfriend had stabbed her in the shin.  When officers arrived at the house in the 7900 block of Rainier Avenue, they reportedly recognized the boyfriend’s name…

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October 23, 2014 at 6:34 AM

Deputies searching for suspect in Burien double shooting

King County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who shot two people at a Burien apartment complex this morning. The victims were shot in the 1200 block of Southwest 124th Street about 4:45 a.m. in what the sheriff’s office described as a domestic violence incident. They didn’t reveal the relationship between the victims and the suspect. The…

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