DEVELOPING: Active shooter situation ongoing in Des Moines, Washington community college

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Des Moines, Washington’s KIRO7-TV is reporting that police have arrived on the scene at Highline Community College, due to reports of gunfire on the premises.

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The school’s Facebook page read, “This is not a drill. Close doors, close windows. Police are responding to campus. Do not come to campus if you are on your way.”

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A gas station employee said he had heard gunshots and that first responders are “everywhere . . . It’s like a war zone.” 

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An operator confirmed the lockdown to the Seattle Times, saying police were checking the college’s buildings one by one.

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“I hope I’m here to answer when you call back,” the operator told the reporter.

17,000 students are enrolled int he college.

This story is developing . . . We will report more, as information comes in.

Lucia Brawley

Lucia Brawley is a Harvard- and Yale-educated writer, producer, actor, and political organizer. She runs the progressive political Facebook group Consenting to Lead. To learn more, please go to luciabrawley.com. Follow her on Twitter: @luciabrawley

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