BREAKING: Shooting at alternative school in Portland, OR; at least 2 injured

BREAKING: Shooting at alternative school in Portland, OR; at least 2 injured

Police are responding to reports of a shooting outside Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland.

Early reports say a 17-year-old was shot in back and a separate female student was shot in the chest.

Police are searching for suspects in the shooting. …

12:52 p.m.: [Local citizen] Tamara King, who lives near the school with her husband and 4-year-old child, was standing on the corner of North Killingsworth Court when she heard five shots in rapid progression. After hearing the shots, she saw at least four children scatter, diving under a car on North Albina Avenue to avoid gunfire. She called 911 at 12:13 p.m., she said. …

Rosemary Anderson High School serves at-risk students who have been expelled or dropped out of public high school. Many of the students of the alternative school are homeless, according to the school’s website.

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