Hood River Police: “ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATION GOING ON RIGHT NOW”
Hood River, Ore. — Hood River Police are reporting an “active shooter situation” happening near several schools.
The Hood River County School District said that they placed local schools in “secure status” while law enforcement handles the situation. Secure status means students and staff are safe inside the buildings, but no one may enter or exit the schools.
An employee at the Dairy Queen spoke to our news partner KGW by phone and said the restaurant was shut down and the area was being evacuated. Staff at the nearby Hair & Nail Studio said police told them to lock their doors and stay inside. Staff at the nearby Lone Pine Motel said police told them they were searching for a shooter.
This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.