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Tulalip Tribes grieving after school shooting leaves five dead


Last updated 12/4/2014 at 10:03am

Tribal members came together on Sunday, October 26 for a vigil for the victims and their families. Chairman Herman Williams said the local community will remain united as the healing process begins.

MARYVILLE, WA-Leaders and members of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington expressed shock following a fatal shooting at a local public school that left three young people dead and three others injured.

News reports identified the shooter as a 14-year-old tribal member who took his life after opening fire at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 24. Two teen students were killed while three others-including two more tribal members-remained in the hospital in critical condition.

"It's just so devastating," Deborah Parker, a tribal council member, told The Seattle Times. "We jus...

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