What to watch for in Sunday’s Broncos vs. Seahawks game
TRAVEL ADVISORY: I-5 through south Seattle will be shut down during overnight hours this weekend

Man shooting at rodents leads to school lockdown

marcus whitman elem schoolCOWICHE, Wash. — An elementary school was locked down Wednesday morning, prompted by a local farmer shooting at rodents in the area, the Yakima Herald reported.

The Marcus Whitman Elementary School was locked down at 9:45 a.m. for nearly an hour after there were reports of shots fired. At the time, students were on the school’s playground, the paper reported.

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies investigated and established a perimeter around the school. During their investigation, they determined that the source of the gunfire came from a farmer in a nearby field.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s