Mom learns of son's shooting death: 'There's nothing like that scream,' sheriff says

According to ABC Spokane affiliate KXLY, friends and family identified the victim as sophomore Sam Strahan.
2:09 | 09/15/17

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Transcript for Mom learns of son's shooting death: 'There's nothing like that scream,' sheriff says
Yesterday we had a very tragic situation. Were one young. Man decided to walk into a school. And shoot. His classmates. This is a situation plays out in our society. Way too long. That young man was carrion a and a handgun. Thank god. He had jam that they are. So badly that it was not going to function. He transition to that pistol. And when one of the classmates that he knew. Came up to him try to talk him out of it. People one round in his midsection. And one round his head. He then extremely short of firing. Striking three other classmates. With thankful we are now recovering in the hospital. That young man who gave his life stepped into the breach that we as a society of created. To save his fellow classmates. We have a curious and in morning we still have a funeral to go through. This will be a long process. I'll tell you if I could. But have you all experienced woods that mother. Experience. Yesterday. What Everett police officer and every student in every turn experience yesterday. When she found out her son wasn't coming home. Because there's nothing like this screen. You'll never forget it comfort one too many times. My heart goes out to her because she lost her husband tree must go also. Count for family is now gone. Hard because a senseless violence.

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