Police respond to shooting reports at a Washington high school

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- UPDATE: 2:50 p.m.
Fire officials are saying that one person is dead and three are injured in the shooting at Freeman High School in Washington state.

UPDATE: 2:35 p.m.
Fire officials in Washington state say people have been injured and taken to a hospital after a shooting at a high school.
Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department says the threat "has been eliminated" at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane. He wouldn't release how many people were injured Wednesday or their conditions. He provided no more details.
Spokane Public Schools says on Twitter that the school is no longer lockdown.
No information was immediately available on who opened fire.

This is a breaking news story. WILX News 10 is working to get more details on this story, and will update the story as more information becomes available. 

UPDATE: 2:29 p.m.
Multiple ambulances and a Lifeflight helicopter were dispatched to a high school south of Spokane, Washington, following reports of a shooting.
The shooting was reported at Freeman High School in Rockford on Wednesday. Annie Baxter, whose two daughters attend Freeman Middle School across the street from the high school, told The Spokesman-Review that children were running into buildings when she pulled up to the school area about 10:15 a.m.
She says classes were about to begin because it's a "late start" day.
All schools in the Spokane district were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure.

Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at a high school south of Spokane, Washington.
The Spokesman-Review reports that first responders were at Freeman High School in Rockford on Wednesday morning.
Spokane Public Schools said on Twitter that all schools in the district are "being placed into modified lockdown as a precautionary measure."
No other information was immediately available.