Reynolds High School

School Shooting
12:19 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Authorities Say Gunman Was Reynolds HS Student

Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson speaks at a press conference.
Credit OPB news

The gunman who shot and killed a student and wounded a teacher at Reynolds High School was identified by authorities as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett. He was a student at Reynolds, but no link has been established between him and the victim, 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman.

In a briefing Wednesday morning Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said Padgett arrived at the school heavily armed.

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School Shooting
7:27 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Reynolds Community Mourns, But Grateful For Actions That 'Saved Lives'

Two Reynolds High School students embrace before a vigil at the Portland Greater Baptist Church following a deadly shooting at their school.
Credit Amanda Preacher / OPB News

A shooting incident at Oregon’s second largest high school Tuesday left two young people dead - a teenaged victim, and the shooter. Police have identified a 14-year-old freshman at Reynolds High School - Emilio Hoffman - as the victim.

Authorities say they have tentatively identified the shooter, but they weren’t confident enough to publicize details late Tuesday.  A teacher also sustained injuries that did not threaten his life.
 

When students first heard the shots at the Reynolds High School gymnasium, they thought they were firecrackers.

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School Shooting
12:15 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Two Dead in Shooting at Portland-Area High School

"Reynolds High School students exit TriMet bus after being transported from the school to the Wood Village Fred Meyer to meet up with their parents." -- OPB
Credit John Rosman / OPB

Updated at 2:01pm

Officials say a lone shooter killed one student and injured a teacher at Reynolds High School this morning.  The shooter is also dead.

Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said authorities have tentatively identified the gunman, but aren't ready yet to release the name.

Anderson: "I can tell you that the weapon used was a rifle. one teacher was injured, with non life-threatening injuries. The teacher was treated at the scene."

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