So upsetting. Jaylen Fryberg has been confirmed to be the shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. On Oct. 24, Jaylen — a freshman at the school — open fired inside the school’s cafeteria and reportedly shot at least 4 students before taking his own life.
Freshman student, Jaylen Fryberg has been confirmed as the shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. The Oct. 24, shooting reportedly took place inside the school cafeteria, and it remains an active situation. According to a new report, Jaylen — a student at the school — and another unnamed victim are dead.
Marysville High School Shooter — Jaylen Fryberg Revealed As Shooter
According to CNN, Jaylen has been confirmed to be the shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School and it is confirmed that he took his own life with a self-inflicted gun shot wound. The site reports that Jaylen’s social media accounts show him frequently hunting, and using rifles. His social media accounts also say he was a Native American and a member of the Tulalip tribe.
The site reports that Jaylen was a member of the school’s football team and was announced as the school’s freshman homecoming king on Oct. 17.
CNN reports that four people have been wounded. Three were critical and one was in serious condition. Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett spokeswoman, Erin Al-Wazan said, that three people were in surgery at the hospital with one victim being transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Jaylen was given a gun for his birthday. Jaylen posted a picture of himself holding the gun with the caption,“Probably the best Birthday present ever! I just love my parents!”
The Inquisitir reports that leading up to the shooting, Jaylen’s social media accounts released hints at a possible motive. In a series of tweets, Jaylen spoke about relationship problems.
Did you forget she was my girlfriend?😂😂😤
— Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) September 19, 2014
His final tweet on Oct. 23, was extremely ominous.
It won’t last…. It’ll never last…. — Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) October 23, 2014
At the time of the shooting, Marysville-Pilchuck High School released the following statement. “The Marysville-Pilchuck High School is currently in lockdown due to an emergency situation,” the school district said in a statement. “Police and emergency services have responded. The Marysville School District lock down procedures will remain in effect at Pilchuck until further notice from law enforcement.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved.
— Caitlin Beck
More Marysville Shooting News:
- Marysville Shooting: Gunman Shot 3 Students In The Back Of Head
- Marysville-Pilchuck High School: 2 Dead, Including Shooter — More Injured
- Marysville High School Deadly Shooting: Students Tweet Terror Under Fire