Transcript for Fatal shooting at a Washington state high school
In the mean time, we turn to the other major news this evening. A deadly shooting at a high school near Spokane, Washington. The school and that area put on lockdown. Students huddling in classrooms when the shots rang out. Parents were forced to park down the road from the school, having to run up to a mile just to find out if their children were safe. Tonight, we've learned the shooter is in custody, and there may have been a warning. Here's ABC's Clayton Sandell. Reporter: An active shooter call came in at 10:00 A.M., sending officers racing to this high school. We have one hit in the back, one in the arm. Reporter: Going room to room, finding multiple students shot. We have one more victim in a classroom. A fourth victim in an upstairs classroom. Reporter: The shooter, a male student, came with multiple guns. One student tried stopping him. He entered the school, he proceeded to take his weapons out. He went to his next weapon and a student walked up to him, engaged him, that student was shot. That student did not survive. Reporter: Three other students were then shot and wounded. Kids and teachers huddled in locked down classrooms while parents rushed to school in an agonizing wait for news. The shooter is now in custody. I'm with the suspect in the vehicle and he is telling me again he is the only shooter. Reporter: Student Michael Harper says the suspect recently warned others that something bad was coming. He was handing out notes to his friends, and it saw that he was going to do something that might get him killed or in jail. And when I talked to him about it, he said that it was just in case if something stupid happened. Reporter: He says that information was passed onto school 0 fushts. Tonight, police could not confirm that. I don't think anybody can make any sense out of this. Reporter: Tonight, hospital officials say the three other teens who were wounded are in stable condition and expected to recover. And Clayton Sandell joining us tonight. You are hearing the school held a security drill there just yesterday? Reporter: That's right, David. Like all schools these dales, this school did practice lockdown drills. The last was was just yesterday. David? Clayton Sandell, thank you. We turn now to the major accident at a U.S. Military
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