Reynolds students: 'We thought it was firecrackers' - Tucson News Now

Reynolds students: 'We thought it was firecrackers'

TROUTDALE, OR (KPTV) -

Reynolds High School students said their first thought was firecrackers when they heard a gunshot at their school Tuesday morning.

One student, who FOX 12 is only identifying as Brandon, was in the main gym of Reynolds when several other students heard the gunshot.

"We thought it was firecrackers or something in the bathroom because that's where we heard it," he said. "But then we heard it again. So we ran to this hallway between the weight room and the main gym and we barricaded the door."

About 30 minutes later, the student said, police arrived and told the students to emerge from the barricaded room with their hands up.

"We were escorted off the street and dropped our bags off," he said.

Police then interviewed the students and, during a search, a gun was discovered on another student, Brandon told FOX 12. That gun was seized and the student was detained. There did not appear to be any connection to that student and the shooting that took place earlier that morning.

Copyright 2014 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • BREAKING

    SAWMILL FIRE: Forestry officials estimate 22,000 acres burned

    SAWMILL FIRE: Forestry officials estimate 22,000 acres burned

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-04-26 04:04:17 GMT

    Crews from multiple agencies are on the scene of the wildfire that started north of Madera Canyon on Sunday, April 23. 

    Crews from multiple agencies are on the scene of the wildfire that started north of Madera Canyon on Sunday, April 23. 

  • Tucson teen run over by car on east side in hit-and-run

    Tucson teen run over by car on east side in hit-and-run

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:10:35 GMT
    (Source: Facebook/ Leticia Areceli Tinoco-Freitag)(Source: Facebook/ Leticia Areceli Tinoco-Freitag)

    Juliet Freitag said she was riding her bicycle down Broadway Boulevard near Kolb Road last week when she claims a man pulled out of the parking lot near the Gaslight Theatre and struck her.

    Juliet Freitag said she was riding her bicycle down Broadway Boulevard near Kolb Road last week when she claims a man pulled out of the parking lot near the Gaslight Theatre and struck her.

  • Family, friends remember paramedic killed in Ukraine

    Family, friends remember paramedic killed in Ukraine

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:29:26 GMT
    Joe StoneJoe Stone

    A paramedic from Tucson has died on a peace mission in war-torn Ukraine. 36-year-old Joe Stone was part of an international team monitoring the conflict between Ukrainian  government troops and Russian-backed separatists.    

    A paramedic from Tucson has died on a peace mission in war-torn Ukraine. 36-year-old Joe Stone was part of an international team monitoring the conflict between Ukrainian  government troops and Russian-backed separatists.    

Powered by Frankly