Jaylen Fryberg, the shooter responsible for killing one student, injuring four and killing himself, was actually quite a popular guy at his school. Find out 5 things you should know about this high school freshman.
Jayden Fryberg was crowned Homecoming Prince at his school weeks before he brought a gun to school and started shooting. Find out 5 things, some shocking, about this troubled young student who perpetrated this tragedy.
Jaylen Fryberg: He Was Popular, A Football Player And Homecoming Prince
The high school freshman was actually quite a popular student. He was not only on the school’s football team, but he was also on the wrestling team. He frequently posted messages on social media about his love for sports.
He was also crowned the Homecoming Prince at the school dance in October.
Shooter Just Had A Difficult Break Up With His Girlfriend
A friend of Jayden’s spoke to Fox news and revealed that the shooter recently “went through a breakup.” He was dating her for over 2 years and she recently took to Facebook to unload her feelings post-break-up. She said that people came and went in her life “for a reason.”
Jaylen also spoke out on social media.
It breaks me… It actually does… I know it seems like I’m sweating it off… But I’m not.. And I never will be able to…😔😫😖
— Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) October 21, 2014
He was also pretty angry with his “brother” for possibly talking to his girl?
Dude. She tells me everything. And now. I fucking HATE you! Your no longer my “Brother”!😤😤😤 — Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) September 19, 2014
These weren’t the first frightening tweets from the young student.
Your not gonna like what happens next‼️😤 — Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) August 20, 2014
Your gonna piss me off… And then some shits gonna go down and I don’t think you’ll like it…😤😤😤
— Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) August 20, 2014
Fuck It‼️😖😤😖😖😖 Might As well Die Now😖😤😤😤😖😖💔💔 — Jaylen Fryberg (@frybergj) June 20, 2014
Jaden Watched The Violent Show – American Horror Story
If anyone is familiar with the terrifying show, people get murdered all the time. Earlier this month, Jayden tweeted that he is a fan of the show.
He Was Facebook Friends Gia Soriano — Alleged Student Killed
The student who he shot and killed was allegedly a young girl by the name of Gia Soriano. Also worth mentioning — Jayden and Gia were friends on Facebook.
According to student witnesses, he walked up to a specific table in the cafeteria and started shooting. Another witness told CNN, “They were his friends, so it wasn’t just random.”
After he shot at the students, he turned the gun around and shot himself.
His Parents Bought Him A Gun For His Birthday
Jayden posted a pic with a gun he received for his birthday. In the Twitter pic, Jaylen was holding the gun with the caption “Probably the best Birthday present ever! I just love my parents!”
Allegedly, the gun he used to shoot the students was his dads, not his. Regardless, his parents were ok with him owning a gun of his own.
— Shira Benozilio