Police Kill Armed Man at Oregon School Amid Custody Dispute
In a terrifying series of events, Police shot and killed an armed man who showed up to an Oregon middle school amid a custody dispute.
The Associated Press reports that man had been escorted from Cascade Middle School in Eugene when a struggle ensued and he allegedly pulled a gun. Police then responded by shooting him.
Lt. Jennifer Bills told reports that students were locked in classrooms, and the school was on lockdown for four hours. Some children were escorted to a nearby church to meet their parents.
“No students were harmed whatsoever. All the students are safe,” Bills said.
Andrew Ramos-Aguirre, a sixth-grader at the school, says that they quickly began to orchestrate a drill they had practiced,
“We had to lock down the room, we had to be really quiet, no movement,” he said. “I felt afraid and nervous because there was an intruder at my school.”
Police have not released the identity of the suspect yet.
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