One dead, others wounded in Spokane-area school shooting
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One person is dead following a shooting at a high school near Spokane, Wash., according to local reports.

The Spokesman-Review, citing a spokeswoman at a nearby hospital, is reporting that three other victims are in stable condition. The hospital told NBC News that the three were "pediatric patients."

Their injuries are not known.

Authorities confirmed to NBC that "the suspect has been neutralized," but did not provide further details as to their condition. 


Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said in a statement that "This morning’s shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking." 

"As Spokane County officials continue their investigation to get the answers to the questions so many of us have during these unthinkable tragedies, the Washington State Patrol and all state agencies will do whatever we can to help provide support and comfort in the days and weeks to come," Inslee said. 

The shooting took place in Rockford, roughly 25 miles southeast of Spokane near the Idaho border.

A lockdown of all schools in the district was lifted at 11:25 a.m. local time, the district said in a tweet. 

—Updated at 3:38 p.m.