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William Wiley Elementary School Shooting Update: Suspect Left The Scene, Lockdown Imposed 

Several schools in West Richland were put under lockdown due to a shooting incident that took place near William Wiley Elementary School, reported NBC.

A message was sent to parents by the Richland Schools mentioning the shooting incident at Wiley Elementary.

The brief statement issued by the Richard Schools to parents read, “During dismissal today there was a shooting at William Wiley Elementary School in West Richland. The perpetrator is still at large.”

The statement added that in the wake of this serious incident, a lockdown was imposed on Sunday afternoon at the school. 

The shooting took place on April 22, Monday after 3 pm, per local time. 

Casualties Reported and Preventions Taken At William Wiley Elementary School

As per KEPR, in the West Richland incident, one woman was shot who was in critical condition. 

Meanwhile, police along with other security agencies responded to the reports of a shooting incident that took place near William R. Wiley Elementary School.

West Richland Police Department announced that at the Wiley Elementary school, an ‘active incident’ is present.

The Richard Police Department in a statement stated that the efforts for reunification were in progress. 

The department added, “West Richland Police Department believe they know who the perpetrator and have their house locked- down. The perpetrator is still at large.”

Reportedly, the eyewitnesses of the incident told the local media that earlier on Monday, they heard four to five gunshots. 

Parents were sent a message that read,

“Students and staff at our schools have been moved inside the buildings and placed into a critical lockdown. If students were loaded on buses but still at the school, they were moved into the school building.”

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