ROCKFORD, WA (RNN) - Schools have been placed in lockdown amid reports of a shooting at a Washington high school Wednesday.
A person has been taken into custody, according to The Spokesman-Review. Dr. Jeff Collins, the chief physician at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, told them they had "up to" six victims from the shooting, and two had been admitted to the hospital.
Medical helicopters responded, along with police and other emergency responders. Officers are checking rooms for any threats, the Spokane Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.
Spokane Valley Fire reported its members were on site providing trauma care. A reporter for KHQ described it as a "very active scene."
— Peter Maxwell (@KHQPeterMaxwell) September 13, 2017
Students on lockdown with reports of multiple shot. Police clearing school with Fire & EMS rescue crews providing trauma care https://t.co/Xdl8dKjP5A
— Spokane Valley FFs (@SVFFL876) September 13, 2017
The school is located in Rockford, a town of about 500 people located a few miles south of Spokane, WA. Public schools in Spokane also went into lockdown as a precautionary measure.
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