1 Student, 1 Shooter Dead After Gunfire at Troutdale, Oregon School
A shooting suspect at a suburban Portland, Oregon, high school was confirmed dead Tuesday morning, authorities said. Courtesy: NBC News
UPDATE/TROUTDALE, OR - Officials say a lone gunman armed with a rifle killed one student and injured a teacher at an Oregon school before the shooter was found dead.
Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said Tuesday authorities have tentatively identified the gunman, but aren't ready at this point to release the name. They are in the process of notifying the family of the gunman and student who was killed.
Anderson said the teacher suffered non-life threatening injures and was treated at the scene.
During the evacuation, another unrelated gun was found and one person was taken into custody.
TROUTDALE, Ore. - Investigators have confirmed one student has died after being shot Tuesday at a school in Troutdale, Oregon. The shooter is also dead.
Investigators don't believe anyone else was hurt but the incident is still under investigation.
www.nbcnews.com - A shooting suspect at a suburban Portland, Oregon, high school was confirmed dead Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Police said the situation was "stabilized" an hour after initial calls came in at 8:07 a.m. PT of reported gunfire at Reynolds High School in Troutdale.
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office didn't immediately say if there were victims or the extent of any injuries,
A number of emergency vehicles surrounded the school, and the facility was placed on lockdown. Once secure, SWAT teams moved from room to room to take students out safely, reported NBC affiliate KGW.
Troutdale Mayor Doug Dauoust said reports of gunfire were called in as the teachers and students were arriving to start the school day. There are no known injuries at this time.
Students have final exams Tuesday and Wednesday, the last days of the school year, and some had yet to arrive to school for the morning.
Troutdale is a suburb of about 16,000 people east of Portland on the banks of the Columbia River. Reynolds High is one of the state's largest, with more than 2,800 students.
This is a developing story, we will update when we have more information.