clear
Wednesday July 29th, 2015 1:58PM

Student killed in school shooting

By The Associated Press
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) -- A gunman killed a student at a high school east of Portland Tuesday and the shooter is also dead, police said.<br /> <br /> "The student has died. I'm very, very sorry for the family," said Troutdale police chief Scott Anderson.<br /> <br /> The Multnomah County sheriff's office said there were reports of shots fired about 8 a.m. at Reynolds High School in Troutdale.<br /> <br /> Authorities say they're now focusing on reuniting students with their parents.<br /> <br /> Students say they were told over the intercom there was a lockdown and to quietly go to their classrooms.<br /> <br /> Students were evacuated from the school, hands on their heads, to be reunited with their parents in a supermarket parking lot.<br /> <br /> Freshman Daniel DeLong, 15, said while waiting after the shooting that he saw a physical education teacher at the school with a bloodied shirt.<br /> <br /> "I'm a little shaken up," DeLong said. "I'm just worried."<br /> <br /> He said he was texting friends to make sure they were all OK.<br /> <br /> "It just, like, happened so fast, you know?" he said.<br /> <br /> Freshman Morgan Rose, 15, said she was hunkered down in a locker room with another student and two teachers.<br /> <br /> "It was scary in the moment now knowing everything's OK I'm better," she said.<br /> <br /> Teams were going through the school room by room, KGW-TV reported.<br /> <br /> Police set up tape around the area and were not allowing people to pass through. Fire trucks were on the scene.<br /> <br /> The shooting follows a spate of recent attacks at or near school campuses.<br /> <br /> On June 5, a 19-year-old man was killed and two other people wounded when a gunman opened fire in a building at Seattle Pacific University.<br /> <br /> Troutdale is a quiet tourist town of 15,000 near the Columbia River, about 16 miles east of downtown Portland.<br /> <br />
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
High court to adopt electronic filing of cases
The Supreme Court is belatedly developing an electronic filing system similar to those used in courts around the country, Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday in his annual end-of-year report.
7:57PM ( 6 months ago )
Storm brings snow, cold to West for New Year's
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
5:19PM ( 6 months ago )
U.S. News
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Hall County conviction, sentencing to be reviewed by SCOGA
The State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a Hall County man when they reconvene in January.
2:37PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:21AM ( 3 hours ago )
Demorest discusses how to help Sweet Breads help downtown
The Demorest City Council is trying to figure how to best help the business they hope will anchor the downtown district.
9:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
Battle flag supporters plan rally at Stone Mountain Park
The Confederate battle flag has been under fire lately, and now Confederate flag supporters have planned a rally at Stone Mountain Park for Saturday, August 1.
By AccessWDUN staff
8:19AM ( 5 hours ago )
Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
By AccessWDUN staff
5:21AM ( 8 hours ago )
Suwanee Dep. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 18 hours ago )