Suspect captured in Graham school shooting, 2 still at large

Suspect captured in Graham school shooting, 2 still at large

"We think there was some type of altercation between two groups and we'll be sorting that out over the next few days", Troyer said.

Two 17-year-old suspects have been arrested and a third suspect is being sought in connection with the shooting outside Graham-Kapowsin High School that injured two 16-year-old students on Tuesday, authorities said.

Police tweeted that at this point there are no reasons to believe the shooters are still on campus.

KOMO reports that a getaway auto has also been located in connection with Tuesday's shooting at Graham-Kapowsin High School. "One was in the bathroom near a locker room".

Investigators determined that the shooting occurred during a fight just off school grounds on Eustis-Hunt Road East.

It's unclear what the students' conditions are, but they've been taken to Tacoma General Hospital.

The sheriff's office said they are looking for multiple male suspects who fled in a green vehicle, possibly a Chevy Impala.

The high school campus is alongside the campuses of Frontier Middle School and Nelson Elementary School.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who recognizes the remaining suspects to call the Sheriff's Office at 253-798-7530 or Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County at 1-800-222-TIPS. All three schools were locked down while deputies searched the buildings and grounds.

Once the danger was cleared the students were released around 4:30 p.m. local time (7:30 p.m. EST).

"I knew he wasn't one of the kids that was shot, and I pray for them and their parents". The Bethel School District confirmed via a tweet the victims shot were indeed students from the school.

After deeming the campus secure, the sheriff's department and Bethel School District allowed students to be released.

Students are being reunified with parents at the Frontier Middle School gymnasium, Troyer said.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and students involved with this shooting today".

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