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Shots Fired in Ore. H.S. Cafeteria

May 21, 1998

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) _ A person with a rifle opened fire in a high school cafeteria today, wounding at least two people, police said.

Details were sketchy, but the person who began shooting in the Thurston High School cafeteria was now in custody, said Sgt. Gary Stewart.

Officers said there were two victims, but McKenzie-Willamette Hospital spokeswoman Kathleen Deacon said the emergency room is expecting at least five shooting victims. She said the hospital was on ``full disaster alert.″

Springfield is about 110 miles south of Portland.

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