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Freeman High School shooting

A sophomore boy brought a rifle and a handgun to Freeman High School just as classes were starting, killing one student and seriously injuring three others, according to witnesses and investigators.


News >  Education

Rockford to honor Freeman High School at Southeast Spokane County Fair

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

The small town of Rockford plans to honor the victims of the Freeman High School shooting with a moment of silence at this weekend’s Southeast Spokane County Fair. Along with shirts, banners and signs bearing the words “Freeman Strong” in the high school’s signature cornflower blue dotting the fairgrounds, fair organizers said also they’re expecting the fair’s hundreds of patrons to show up in support. Especially during the royalty ceremony, where two Freeman juniors will be crowned princess and queen of the fair.
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Second woman, man suspected of snatching purse belonging to Freeman High School parent arrested

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

It was in the middle of the chaos surrounding a school shooting last week that three people saw opportunity rather than heartbreak. While parents sped along traffic-clogged U.S. Highway 27, parked their cars and ran toward Freeman High School – where they had just gotten word a student fired a weapon into a second-story hallway, wounding or killing who knows how many – Renee Mann, Larry Flett and Nicole Jensen lurked behind the scenes and prowled through the long line of unattended vehicles, according to investigators.