The two male victims who were shot by Jaylen Fryberg at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Oct. 24 have been identified. Shockingly, Jaylen turned the gun on his cousins, Andrew Fryberg and Nate Hatch, according to relatives.
Two more victims of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting have been named. Andrew Fryberg, 15, and Nate Hatch, 14, were shot by Jaylen Fryberg, 15, when he went on a rampage at his high school on Oct. 24. To add even more tragedy to the situation, Jaylen’s relatives are saying that Andrew and Nate are Jaylen’s cousins. They are currently in intensive care.
Jaylen Fryberg Shot Cousins Andrew Fryberg & Nate Hatch
More details continue to be revealed surrounding the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting. Two more of Jaylen’s victims, Andrew and Nate, have been named.
Jaylen opened fire on his cousins, relatives said, according to USA Today.
Andrew and Nate were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, KIRO 7 reports. Nate suffered a gunshot would to the jaw. The boys are in critical but stable condition as of Oct. 24.
Providence Regional Medical Center identified the names of two more victims — Gia Soriano and Shaylee Chuckulnaskit — who are both in critical condition after severe gunshot wounds to the head. Nate’s grandfather said that Nate was close friends with the other victims.
Two more students were treated at the high school for minor injuries. One student is confirmed dead, but no name has been released. Jaylen committed suicide inside the school shortly after the shooting.
Jaylen Fryberg: What Caused His Rampage?
No one knows for sure why Jaylen decided to shoot his fellow students. He recently took to Twitter to sound off on his anger in a series of shocking tweets. The violent tweets are cause for alarm.
Jaylen was also recently suspended from the football team. However, he was recently crowned homecoming prince just weeks before the shooting.
Our thoughts go out to the family and friends affected by this shooting. We are hoping for a full recovery.
— Avery Thompson