AAA  Sep. 14, 2017 1:18 PM ET
The Latest: Suspect in school shooting shows guns in videos
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Ambulances line up in the emergency area of Sacred Heart Hospital following reports of a shooting at Freeman High School on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 in Rockford, Wash. A shooter opened fire at a the high school, south of Spokane, killing one student, injuring three others. The injured victims were taken to a hospital and expected to survive. Authorities say the suspect was in custody. (Kathy Plonka/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
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(AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting in Washington state (all times local):

10:20 a.m.

The suspect in a shooting that left one student dead at a Washington state high school had posted videos online showing him playing with guns.

Students at Freeman High School in the tiny town of Rockford, south of Spokane, say they knew about the videos. Junior Paul Fricke told The Spokesman-Review newspaper ( ) that "we knew he had an assault rifle, because he uses it in his YouTube videos."

In one video, the suspect and a friend display several guns, including what appear to be airsoft weapons and one actual rifle. They act out a scenario where they search for a neighborhood drug dealer.

He's accused of shooting a classmate to death and wounding three others at the school Wednesday before a custodian stopped him.

The suspect is set to make his first appearance in juvenile court Thursday in Spokane.


9:35 a.m.

An initial court appearance has been set for the suspect in a shooting at a small high school in Washington state.

Officials say the suspect will appear in Spokane County juvenile court at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Classes are canceled Thursday and Friday at Freeman High School, located near the town of Rockford, Washington, which is south of Spokane.

Authorities say a shooter killed one student and wounded three others at the high school Wednesday morning. The wounded students are all expected to survive.

The shooter was stopped by a janitor at the school.

No motive has been offered for the shootings.


12:06 a.m.

Authorities say a shooter killed a classmate who confronted him in a hallway at a Washington state high school and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian.

The suspect was obsessed with previous school shootings, a classmate says, and had brought notes at the beginning of the school year, saying he was going to do "something stupid" and might get killed or jailed.

The victims who were seriously injured Wednesday at Freeman High School in tiny Rockford, Washington, are expected to survive.

The suspect was taken into custody.


Associated Press writers Rebecca Boone in Boise, Idaho, and Alina Hartounian in Phoenix contributed to this story.

Associated Press
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