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Mayor: NYC hospital treating Ebola patient 'fully staffed'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has stressed the hospital the city's first Ebola patient is being treated in is "fully staffed".

He wrote on Twitter:

Dr Craig Spencer had recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, West Africa, with Doctors Without Borders.

Vigil held for students of Marysville shooting

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A vigil has been held in Marysville hours after a student went on a shooting rampage, killing a female classmate and injuring four others.

More than 100 people gathered at The Grove Church in Washington for a prayer service.

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring said."It's times like this we re-evaluate our priorities."

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Freshmen football player Jaylen Fryberg, 15, opened fire in the cafeteria of Marysville Pilchuck High School.

His victim is yet to be named but two of the four he wounded are thought to be his cousins.

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A spokesman for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where the boys are being treated, said 15-year-old Andrew Fryberg was shot in the head.

While Nate Hatch, 14, was shot in the jaw. Both are in intensive care.


US school shooting: Four students still in hospital

Police guard the entrance to the Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington where the shooting happened. Credit: Reuters

Four students shot after "Homecoming Prince" Jaylen Ray Fryberg opened fire in a US school killing a classmate before turning the gun on himself remain in hospital.

The surviving victims are said to be two males and two females all under the age of 18.

Officials said two are being looked after in hospital while the other two are cared for at a medical centre, but did not give any further details.

The type of gun Fryberg used in the attack was not revealed but police confirmed it was legally registered.

US school shootings: 'The community is heartsick'

The community in Marysville, where a student is believed to have shot dead a classmate before turning the gun on himself, is "heartsick", according to the school's superintendent.

Dr Becky Berg said the Marysville-Pilchuck High School wanted to extend its thoughts and prayers to everyone affected and that the investigation into exactly what happened was still ongoing.

High school shooter named as freshman Jaylen Ray Fryberg

A student who opened fire at a high school has been named as Jaylen Ray Fryberg, NBC News reports, citing law enforcement sources.

Jaylen Ray Fryberg has been named as the shooter. Credit: Facebook

The American football player was a first year described as 'happy and popular' by fellow students and had recently been named 'Homecoming Prince'.

"Everybody knew him. Everybody liked him," Bryce Vitcovitch, a member of the school's football team, told NBC station KING of Seattle. "This is just a huge shock to everybody. For the most part, he was a really happy kid."

On his social media profiles Jayden appears to have been shattered after recently breaking up with his girlfriend.


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