Governor Jay Inslee released a statement in response to a school shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane. One student has died and three others are injured. The suspect is in custody.
The following is his statement:
“This morning’s shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking. All Washingtonians are thinking of the victims and their families, and are grateful for the service of school staff and first responders working to keep our students safe.
“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.”