The Only Thing More Horrifying Than A School Shooting Is One That No One Can See Coming
Gia Soriano, 14 passed away late last night. She was the second victim to succumb to gunshot wounds sustained this past Friday when classmate Jaylen Fryberg shot a group of his close friends during lunch at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State, before committing suicide. As with all senseless tragedies, people seek answers to try and understand what happened and why. As details emerge, Fryberg’s actions may have been the result of a teenage love triangle, as if parents of now and future teens don’t have enough to worry about.
Fryberg was a popular freshman. On Friday he entered the school cafeteria during lunch and used his father’s gun to open fire on a table full of his close friends. Andrew Fryberg, Nate Hatch, Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, Gia Soriano and Zoe Galasso were all wounded before Jaylen Fryberg turned the gun on himself. Both Glasso and Jaylen Fryberg died on scene. Andrew Fryberg, Nate Hatch and Shaylee Chuckulnaskit remain in the hospital.
According to the Daily Mail, Jaylen Fryberg and Andrew Fryberg were cousins and close friends. Jaylen had a crush on Zoe Galasso and was extremely upset when she started dating his cousin Andrew.
Jaylen Fryberg’s Twitter account supports this theory, as a stream of tweets from September until last week hint that the teen was upset by something: