A student who is believed to have opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School is dead, reports the Seattle Times.
Two people have been airlifted to hospital from a high school which is currently in lockdown, according to local television stations, the Associated Press is reporting.
Footage from a school in Washington State has shown children being led out by police officers.
There are reports that a school in Washington state on the west coast of America is in lockdown due to fears of a gunman.
Security alerts have been declared in the Turkish city of Istanbul after the consulates of five western countries were sent packets of unidentified yellow powder, Reuters has reported.
Sixteen people were taken to hospital as a precaution after the suspicious deliveries to the consulates of the United States, Canada, France, Germany and Belgium, including 10 from the Canadian consulate.
The packets were treated as a heightened potential threat following the militant attacks in Canada this week with other consulates and embassies reviewing their security measures.
Tests on the powder will be delivered on Monday.
At a campaign event in Chatham ahead of the Rochester and Strood by-election, David Cameron said the European Council will not "get my money."
The Prime Minister has stoutly refused to pay the surprise £1.7 bn surcharge handed to Britain by the EU.
On a visit to Rochester, ahead of a crucial by-election, David Cameron said that what voters wanted was a Prime Minister who stood up for Britain in Europe.
Polls have tipped Ukip for a win in the Rochester and Strood by-election and Mr Cameron has tried to appear tough on Europe in the hopes of a strong Conservative performance in the vote.
He was speaking after he told a press conference that he simply would not pay the surprise £1.7bn surcharge handed to Britain by the EU.
US nurse Amber Vinson has followed her colleague Nina Pham in being declared free of the Ebola virus, after the pair contracted the disease while treating a dying patient at their Dallas hospital.
Ms Vinson's status was confirmed by the Atlanta medical centre where she had been receiving treatment after a transfer from a Texas hospital.
Vinson's fellow nurse Pham was earlier declared virus free after receiving treatment in Maryland.
Police are investigating a mile-long trail of blood found near docks in Hull.
The 'substantial' trail was first spotted by a member of the public who was fishing off the docks yesterday morning.
Enquiries, including a search of the river bank by Air Sea Rescue, have so far failed to identify a victim. The trail runs from St Andrew's Docks to parts of Hessle Road and Cholmley Street.
Samples of the blood have been sent away for DNA analysis.