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Shots Fired in Ore. H.S. Cafeteria

May 21, 1998

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) _ Shots were fired today in a high school cafeteria and at least five people were wounded, officials said.

Details were sketchy, but the shots were fired in the Thurston High School cafeteria and the shooter was apparently still at large, said Sgt. Gary Stewart.

``My understanding is there are at least five victims,″ said Kathleen Deacon, vice president of patient care services at McKenzie Willamette Hospital. ``We’re in full disaster alert.″

Springfield is about 110 miles south of Portland.

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