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UPDATE: Oregon High School shooting, one student killed
OREGON -- We begin with yet another school shooting at a high school near Portland Oregon.
A lone gunman armed with a rifle killed a student.. and injured a teacher are Reynolds High School before killing himself.
Police say they now know the identity of the shooter, but they are not releasing his name.
The teacher is expected to recover.
Fear and panic at the high school, as a gunman opens fire shooting and kills one student.
(Linda Florence): This is a very tragic day, one that I had hoped would never be part of my experience.
It was shortly after 8 am, when police responded to reports of shots fired at Reynolds High School outside Portland. A lone gunman with a rifle was on the lose.
Students huddled in the gym as shots rang out...
Freshman Boy: Everyone was panicking. Everyone was sprinting into the room. Everybody was "Be quiet, there is a shooter, this is not a drill."
Officials from multiple agencies raced to the scene. The school locked down.
Hundreds of students were led out of harms way. Evacuating with their hands held over their heads as anguished parents rushed to find their children
((Stephanie Lynch): It was really scary. All you can do is hope they are safe
The shooter is confirmed dead. And the situation now stabilized.
Students are being bused from the school and reunited with their concerned parents.
(Sandy Wilson) I don't know where my son is. I'm glad to know they have the gunman, but I want my son in my possession.
For a nation plagued by school shootings, today's tragedy is an all too familiar scene.
Neighbor : These poor children, what they have to grow up with this violence is just unimaginable. I just don't understand it.
These students should be celebrating tomorrow was supposed to be the last day of the year. Instead, this community is now trying to make sense of this horrific violence. MB, ABCN, LA.