Marysville Shooting: 5th Teen Dies From Injuries

15 year old Andrew Fryberg passed away Friday evening. He is the fifth teen to die in the Marysville school shooting. Predeceasing him were his girlfriend Zoe, friends Shaylee and Gia, and his cousin Jaylen Fryberg. Jaylen's death has been ruled a suicide, but some witnesses say he didn't intend to kill himself, the gun went off when a teacher tried to disarm him and a bullet struck him in the neck.

Nate Hatch, Jaylen's 14 year old cousin who was shot in the jaw, is the only survivor among those who were shot. He was released from the hospital Thursday, and attended a memorial for Shaylee on Friday evening.

Jaylen's motive is still unknown.

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    Did we ever find out... (none / 0) (#1)
    by unitron on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 12:32:40 PM EST
    ...whose handgun the kid used and how he got hold of it?

    Legally purchased by a relative, per (5.00 / 1) (#3)
    by oculus on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 01:05:19 AM EST



    I'd sure like to know ... (none / 0) (#4)
    by Donald from Hawaii on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 06:50:27 PM EST
    ... how Jaylen Freyberg got his hands on it. This was readily avoidable, had only that firearm been secured.

    I hate reading these posts (none / 0) (#2)
    by ZtoA on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 12:25:56 AM EST
    of yours here. This is just so tragic. And sad for everyone who are not even personally connected with these kids. But thank you for covering it J.

    Why is the motive important? (none / 0) (#5)
    by Jack203 on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 09:42:31 PM EST
    That sounds like a pointless question.

    Even if you found out, it's sure to be miniscule and trivial to the actions Jaylen took.

    Because the natural reaction... (none / 0) (#6)
    by unitron on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 08:44:59 PM EST
    ...of normal people to hearing about something like this is "Why would anybody do such a thing?"