1 killed, at least 3 others wounded at Washington state high school

By Chris Shadrock - Web - News Producer

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Updated at 2:06 p.m. ct:

Officials say one person was killed and at least three others were shot when a gunman opened fire at a high school in Washington state.

Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department told reporters that one person died in the shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane.

Three of the injured were taken to a hospital.

The Spokesman-Review reports Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said at the scene that the shooter was in custody.

Original story:

Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at a high school south of Spokane, Washington.

Local media reports that first responders were at Freeman High School in Rockford on Wednesday morning.

Video from reporters at the scene show parents lining up outside the school and medical helicopters leaving the scene.

Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that all schools in the district are "being placed into modified lockdown as a precautionary measure."

No other information was immediately available.

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