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UPDATE: School shooting victim Gia Soriano dies from injuries

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Three of the students wounded in a deadly school shooting in Marysville, Wash remain in critical condition Saturday (Photo: NBC) Three of the students wounded in a deadly school shooting in Marysville, Wash remain in critical condition Saturday (Photo: NBC)
Gia Soriano died Sunday night from her injuries after being shot on Friday. Her parents are choosing to donate her organs to honor her life. Gia Soriano died Sunday night from her injuries after being shot on Friday. Her parents are choosing to donate her organs to honor her life.
Zoe Galasso was killed in the high school shooting on Friday. She has not been officially identified but family and friends have released her name. Zoe Galasso was killed in the high school shooting on Friday. She has not been officially identified but family and friends have released her name.
MARYSVILLE, Wash. - MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Another teenager who was shot in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three.

Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said 14-year-old Gia Soriano died Sunday night. Another girl was killed during the shooting Friday. That victim has not been officially identified but family and friends have identified her as Zoe Galasso. 

The shooting happened at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle on Friday, October 24th. The shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, died of a self-inflicted wound.

Three other students remain hospitalized, two in critical condition and one in serious condition.

Parents and students gathered in a gymnasium at the school Sunday afternoon for a community meeting, with speakers urging support and prayers and tribal members playing drums and singing songs. Fryberg was from a prominent Tulalip Indian family.

Gia Soriano's family released a statement saying that her organs would be donated.

Here is the statement released from Soriano's parents:

"We are devastated by this senseless tragedy. Gia is our beautiful daughter and words cannot express how much we will miss her. We've made the decision to donate Gia's organs so that others may benefit. Our daughter was loving, kind and this gift honors her life.

Thank you to Providence for their excellent care -- bar none -- from beginning to end. Thank you to our friends and family who have supported us. Thank you to Drs. Bill Finley, Sanford Wright and Anita Tsen for their tremendous support and compassion. And thank you, to Bill and Ben with LifeCenter.

We ask that you please respect our privacy and give us the space and time we need to grieve and spend time together as a family in memory of Gia."

Previous coverage:

As of Sunday afternoon, the conditions of three students wounded in Friday's deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School have remained unchanged and the students are still in intensive care.

The 14-year-old boy listed in serious condition is reported to be improving.

Friday's shooting involved members of the Tulalip Tribes, including the gunman. In a statement Sunday, tribal leaders promised to continue working with city leaders to share information and resources.

Three of the students wounded in a deadly school shooting in Marysville, Wash. remain in critical condition on Saturday morning, and a fourth is in serious condition.

The critically injured students had head wounds. Two of those victims are being treated at Providence Everett Medical Center. The gunman's cousin, 15-year-old Andrew Fryberg, is at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

The shooting victim listed in serious condition is also at Harborview recovering from a jaw injury.

Also on Saturday, a union official reported that a social studies teacher named Megan Silberberger confronted the gunman at the school as he was trying to reload.

Authorities say the on-scene investigation of the school is complete.

Previous coverage:

Two people were killed, including the gunman, and four others wounded during a shooting at a Marysville high school Friday morning.

Three people taken to the hospital following the shooting are in critical condition, another was taken to Haborview in stable condition. The shooter is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Marysville Police Department identified the shooter as 14-year-old Jaylen Fryberg. Multiple students have said Fryberg was a nice kid, popular and can't believe he would do something like this. Fryberg's Twitter account showed numerous recent posts of him indicating he was angry, possibly at a girlfriend. Many students who spoke to media on Friday said Fryberg and his girlfriend had recently gone through a break-up. A week ago Fryberg was named Freshman Homecoming Prince. Media reports that Fryberg was a member of a prominent family from the Tulalip Indian tribes.

The student who was killed in the shooting has not yet been officially identified, but friends and family have identified her as Gia Soriano. Reporters in Seattle have tweeted that Fryberg shot two girls at close range.

A student tweeted about the incident saying a kid came into the cafeteria, walked over to a table and pulled out a gun. The student then said the kid shot 4-6 shots at students sitting down. He did not elaborate on how many students may have been shot.  

Another student told local media that the student was a freshman. 

The FBI in Seattle said they have agents on their way to help with the investigation. 

Students evacuated from the school have been bused to a local church. The district is asking all parents to avoid going to the school. A large crowd gathered and held a vigil for the victims and families. The Oak Harbor football team was supposed to play Marysville, but cancelled the game and offered to give the win to Marysville. 

As of Friday evening, the victims' conditions have not changed.

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