Suspect Shoots 2 People at Washington State Elementary School: Deputies

A man allegedly shot two adult victims in the parking lot of an elementary school and later shot himself in Vancouver, Washington, on November 26.

Following the incident at the Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School, located 15 miles north of Portland, Oregon, there was no active threat to citizens, nor an active shooter, the Clark county sheriff’s office said in a statement.

The shooting was the result of an ongoing situation involving domestic violence, according to Sgt. Brent Waddell, Oregon Live reported.

After the deputies arrived at the school, they located two victims, obtained descriptions of the suspect and his vehicle, and pursued him, according to a statement made by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.


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— Clark Co Wa. Sheriff (@ClarkCoSheriff) November 27, 2019

Eventually, the suspect stopped the vehicle and appeared to have shot himself.

Waddell did not reveal the relationship between the suspect and two victims, but did reveal that the suspect had recently been released from jail and had a restraining order between the suspect and one of the victims, Oregon Live reported.

All three have been taken to the hospital, and their conditions are unknown.

One of the victims is a parent to three children, two of whom were in the car with the victims at the time of the shooting, KGW8 reported.