The Latest: No evidence of a shooting at Highline College - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

The Latest: No evidence of a shooting at Highline College

Posted: Updated:
DES MOINES, Wash. -

(AP) - The Latest on reports of shots fired at a Washington state community college (all times local):
  
12:06 p.m.
  
Authorities say they found no evidence of a shooting at a Washington state community college where there were reports of shots fired.
  
Kent Assistant Police Chief Rafael Padilla said Friday that authorities walked the entire Highline College campus and did not find anything. The school of about 17,000 in Des Moines, Washington, was placed on lockdown about 9 a.m.
  
Just before noon, the school says law enforcement told them the situation was "all clear." Classes for the remainder of the day were cancelled.
  
The school is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Seattle.
  
___
  
10:20 a.m.
  
Fire officials in Washington state say they know of no people with injuries following reports of possible shots fired at a community college south of Seattle.
  
Police armed with heavy weaponry swarmed Highline College in the city of Des Moines Friday morning after the reports of shots. Students were told to shelter in place as police searched the campus.
  
About an hour after the initial report, the South King Fire agency tweeted it knew of "no known" victims.
  
Police say they are trying to determine whether shots were fired.
  
The school is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Seattle in Des Moines, Washington. It has about 17,000 students.
  
SWAT team officers carrying guns were seen on video walking around one of the school's parking lots.
  
___
  
9:51 a.m.
  
Local police and the Washington State Patrol have responded to a report of shots fired at a community college south of Seattle.
  
The Renton Police Department said on Twitter that the reports Friday morning were not confirmed but advised people to avoid the area around Highline College.
  
The college says that police were evacuating buildings and assessing the situation.
  
The school is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Seattle in Des Moines, Washington. It has about 17,000 students.
  
___
  
9:44 a.m.
  
A community college south of Seattle was on lockdown after reports of shots fired.
  
Reports of gunfire came in just after 9 a.m. Friday at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington. Police were responding to the scene.
  
No other information was immediately available.
  
Des Moines is 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Seattle.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

2/16/2018 12:18:53 PM (GMT -8:00)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Forward progress on Upriver Beacon fire stopped

    Forward progress on Upriver Beacon fire stopped

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:31:59 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Upriver/Beacon fire's forward progress has been stopped, according to firefighters on scene. Containment is at 0 percent, but crews have a good line around the fire. The fire began just before 4:00 am when firefighters responded to a structure fire.

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Upriver/Beacon fire's forward progress has been stopped, according to firefighters on scene. Containment is at 0 percent, but crews have a good line around the fire. The fire began just before 4:00 am when firefighters responded to a structure fire.

    >>
  • Post Falls man dies in Spokane Valley crash

    Post Falls man dies in Spokane Valley crash

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-07-18 05:13:40 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Post Falls man died in a collision involving a motorcycle and semi truck Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Around 3:53 p.m., a Peterbilt semi-truck was heading westbound on Trent turning north into a private parking lot from the second lane when a Suzuki motorcycle in the first lane turned in front of the semi and collided. The driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Michael Arnold of Post Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Post Falls man died in a collision involving a motorcycle and semi truck Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Around 3:53 p.m., a Peterbilt semi-truck was heading westbound on Trent turning north into a private parking lot from the second lane when a Suzuki motorcycle in the first lane turned in front of the semi and collided. The driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Michael Arnold of Post Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

    >>
  • Death of Spokane County Jail inmate being investigated

    Death of Spokane County Jail inmate being investigated

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:47:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Detectives are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail. Deputies were called to the jail Tuesday afternoon regarding an inmate who was found deceased in a cell while inmates were being released for "out time" for that floor. Major Crimes Detectives are processing the scene and conducting interviews of inmates and correction staff. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Detectives are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail. Deputies were called to the jail Tuesday afternoon regarding an inmate who was found deceased in a cell while inmates were being released for "out time" for that floor. Major Crimes Detectives are processing the scene and conducting interviews of inmates and correction staff. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Forward progress on Upriver Beacon fire stopped

    Forward progress on Upriver Beacon fire stopped

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:31:59 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Upriver/Beacon fire's forward progress has been stopped, according to firefighters on scene. Containment is at 0 percent, but crews have a good line around the fire. The fire began just before 4:00 am when firefighters responded to a structure fire.

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Upriver/Beacon fire's forward progress has been stopped, according to firefighters on scene. Containment is at 0 percent, but crews have a good line around the fire. The fire began just before 4:00 am when firefighters responded to a structure fire.

    >>
  • Post Falls man dies in Spokane Valley crash

    Post Falls man dies in Spokane Valley crash

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-07-18 05:13:40 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Post Falls man died in a collision involving a motorcycle and semi truck Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Around 3:53 p.m., a Peterbilt semi-truck was heading westbound on Trent turning north into a private parking lot from the second lane when a Suzuki motorcycle in the first lane turned in front of the semi and collided. The driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Michael Arnold of Post Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Post Falls man died in a collision involving a motorcycle and semi truck Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Around 3:53 p.m., a Peterbilt semi-truck was heading westbound on Trent turning north into a private parking lot from the second lane when a Suzuki motorcycle in the first lane turned in front of the semi and collided. The driver of the motorcycle, 65-year-old Michael Arnold of Post Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

    >>
  • Death of Spokane County Jail inmate being investigated

    Death of Spokane County Jail inmate being investigated

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:47:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Detectives are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail. Deputies were called to the jail Tuesday afternoon regarding an inmate who was found deceased in a cell while inmates were being released for "out time" for that floor. Major Crimes Detectives are processing the scene and conducting interviews of inmates and correction staff. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Detectives are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail. Deputies were called to the jail Tuesday afternoon regarding an inmate who was found deceased in a cell while inmates were being released for "out time" for that floor. Major Crimes Detectives are processing the scene and conducting interviews of inmates and correction staff. 

    >>