- The Washington Times - Monday, October 27, 2014

The teenager allegedly responsible for a high school shooting in Washington state sent his victims a text message inviting them to lunch before opening fire on them, according to multiple news reports.

“The only pre-planning of the event that detectives are able to confirm is that the shooter had arranged for a meeting of friends during lunch in the cafeteria,” said a police statement, according to Agence France Presse.

Government officials have identified the shooter as Jaylen Fryberg, The Associated Press reported. Police say Fryberg shot five people, killing himself and one victim, in the school cafeteria on Friday. Fryberg shot himself in the neck during a scuffle with a teacher, though it is unclear if that shot was intentional. A second victim of the shooting died in the hospital Monday. 

Witnesses confirmed that five people were sitting at the cafeteria table when Fryberg open fired. 

Police have not yet determined a motive in the shooting, AFP reports. 

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