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Marysville Students ID Shooter as Freshman Jaylen Fryberg

Both CNN and The Seattle Times are reporting that students at Marysville Pilchuck High School have identified the shooter as freshman student Jaylen Fryberg.

Students said that just days ago, Fryberg was elected to be homecoming king. He was reportedly a member of the Tulalip Tribe, and one student told Fox News he was the victim of racist comments.

On social media, people found Fryberg’s Twitter and Instagram accounts, highlighting the following tweet (his most recent one) and photo:


For the record, that gun is not the one police believe he had on him today; they believe he used a Beretta 40 caliber handgun.

UPDATE –– 5:21 p.m.: A KIRO reporter tweeted a brief comment from Fryberg’s uncle:

[image via screengrab]

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