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Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School hold candles during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School grieve during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
A sign at Marysville Pilchuck High School promotes conference days in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the afternoon after a morning shooting in the school's cafeteria. Officials announced that the school would be closed all next week. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Carved pumpkins with the names of those involved in a deadly school shooting nearly a week earlier line a memorial for victims, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. The shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, was a homecoming prince from a prominent tribal family. On Friday, Fryberg pulled out a handgun in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria north of Seattle and started shooting. The victims were Zoe R. Galasso, 14, who died at the scene; Gia Soriano, 14, who died at a hospital Sunday night; Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, who is in critical condition; and Fryberg's cousins, Nate Hatch, 14, who is in satisfactory condition and Andrew Fryberg, 15, who is in critical condition. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
School buses drive under a giant American flag flying from a fire department ladder truck as students return to Marysville-Pilchuck High School following a week off after a shooting that left four students dead, including the shooter, and two students still in a Seattle hospital, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. After the shock from the Oct. 24 shooting, administrators and teachers hope to transition to a new routine. The day was scheduled to begin with a 10:30 a.m. assembly. Lunch is in the gym because the cafeteria where the shooting took place remains closed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
People dressed in the school colors of red and white cheer and wave as school buses carrying students on their return to Marysville-Pilchuck High School drive past Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. After the shock from the Oct. 24 shooting there that left four students dead, including the shooter, and two students still in a Seattle hospital, administrators and teachers hope to transition to a new routine. The day was scheduled to begin with a morning assembly. Lunch is in the gym because the cafeteria where the shooting took place remains closed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Members of the community and students grieve beside a makeshift memorial at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Hannah Richmond, 16, wears the letters "M" and "P" painted on her face as she waits to greet students, many friends of hers, returning to Marysville-Pilchuck High School following a week off after a shooting that left four students dead, including the shooter, and two students still in a Seattle hospital, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. After the shock from the Oct. 24 shooting, administrators and teachers hope to transition to a new routine. The day was scheduled to begin with a 10:30 a.m. assembly. Lunch is in the gym because the cafeteria where the shooting took place remains closed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Members of the community and students grieve during a gathering at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Gabby Soriano, 11, is embraced by her mother Gay Soriano as they walk along a memorial for victims of a deadly Washington state school shooting nearly a week earlier, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. Gabby's cousin Gia Soriano, 14, died in shooting. The shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, was a homecoming prince from a prominent tribal family. On Friday, Fryberg pulled out a handgun in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria north of Seattle and started shooting. In addition to Gia Soriano, the victims were Zoe R. Galasso, 14; and Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, who is in critical condition; and Fryberg's cousins, Nate Hatch, 14, who is in satisfactory condition and Andrew Fryberg, 15, who is in critical condition. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Jason Ryan, right, and his girlfriend Heidi Wilmott look on as Wilmott holds their daughter, Paityn Ryan, as they look on at a fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School covered with flowers, balloons and messages memorializing a shooting there last week, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. The couple both graduated from the school in 1996. A teacher who tried to intervene to stop the school shooting there last week says she reacted just as any of her colleagues would have. Officials have said teacher Megan Silberberger ran toward Jaylen Fryberg after he opened fire in the school's cafeteria Friday. She did not have any physical contact with the shooter. Fryberg fatally shot two students and gravely wounded three others before killing himself. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Dana Pattie, left, kneels at a block-long fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School memorializing a shooting there last week as a couple walks past, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. A teacher who tried to intervene to stop the school shooting there last week says she reacted just as any of her colleagues would have. Officials have said teacher Megan Silberberger ran toward Jaylen Fryberg after he opened fire in the school's cafeteria Friday. She did not have any physical contact with the shooter. Fryberg fatally shot two students and gravely wounded three others before killing himself. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Rich, left, and Rande Hein hold hands as they look over a memorial for victims following a deadly Washington state school shooting nearly a week earlier, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. The shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, was a homecoming prince from a prominent tribal family. On Friday, Fryberg pulled out a handgun in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria north of Seattle and started shooting. The victims were Zoe R. Galasso, 14, who died at the scene; Gia Soriano, 14, who died at a hospital Sunday night; Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, who is in critical condition; and Fryberg's cousins, Nate Hatch, 14, who is in satisfactory condition and Andrew Fryberg, 15, who is in critical condition. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Members of the community and students grieve during a gathering at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Members of the community and students grieve during a gathering at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Members of the community and students grieve during a gathering at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Members of the community and students grieve beside a makeshift memorial at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Members of the community and students grieve beside a makeshift memorial at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Members of the community and students grieve beside a makeshift memorial at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 26, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. High school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students at the high school's cafeteria, injuring four, killing one and then killing himself on October 24th. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School grieve during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Community members and students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School gather for a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Community members and students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School sing 'Amazing Grace' during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Community members grieve during a vigil at the Grove Church in the aftermath of a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. The shooting left at least two dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School write messages and prayers during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School write messages and prayers during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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Candles are held by people greeting school buses driving past as students return to Marysville-Pilchuck High School following a week off after a shooting that left four students dead, including the shooter, and two students still in a Seattle hospital, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. After the shock from the Oct. 24 shooting, administrators and teachers hope to transition to a new routine. The day was scheduled to begin with a 10:30 a.m. assembly. Lunch is in the gym because the cafeteria where the shooting took place remains closed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Two people hug as others write messages on paper following a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for people affected by a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A message placed on flowers at a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., reads "Forever in my thoughts and prayers," Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The service was held for people affected by a shooting Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A young woman holds her head in her hands as she kneels before candles and flowers placed on the stage at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after a memorial vigil held for people affected by a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Madison Wahlgren, 15, a sophomore at Marysville Pilchuck High School, holds a candle next to the school logo on her sweatshirt as she stands outside following a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for people affected by a shooting at the school earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Young people stand as they attend a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
An attendee holds up a rose at a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for people affected by a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Young people bow their heads during a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Young people stand arm-in-arm during a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, and his wife Trudi attend a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for people affected by a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
People attend a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Players from the Oak Harbor Wildcats football team, who were scheduled to play the Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawks Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, attend a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., after their game was cancelled due to a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A young woman wearing a Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawks sweatshirt wipes her eyes as she attends a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Young people bow their heads during a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Young people hold hands during a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Salvation Army worker Gene Rutherford (C) consoles two students at the Shoultes Christian Assembly after they were evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. 'We will be here as long as they need,' Rutherford said. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
Police and sheriff vehicles are parked in the driveway of Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the afternoon after a morning shooting in the school's cafeteria. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Two people embrace at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Peggy Ray, right, hugs her daughter, Shayla Kline, 15, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at a church where students were taken following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Students comfort each other at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to reunite with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A student wearing a Marysville Pilchuck football jersey is comforted at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to reunite with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: A school bus enters Marysville-Pilchuck High School to evacuate students in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Police monitor athletic fields at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Students wait behind police tape at Shoultes Christian Assembly while waiting to reunite with family members after being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Students and family members embrace after leaving Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
A young woman cries as she waits at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: A student embraces a family member at Shoultes Christian Assembly after being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. 'We will be here as long as they need,' Rutherford said. At least two are dead, including the shooter, according to authorities, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE (AP) - The teacher described by witnesses as a hero for trying to intervene when a student opened fire inside his Washington state high school described a horrifying scene during a 911 call: "Blood is everywhere. I need help. I need help now."

Four teenagers died from injuries sustained in the shooting on Oct. 24, and the attacker, Jaylen Fryberg, killed himself. One student who was seriously hurt was released from the hospital last week.

In a strong and determined voice, teacher Megan Silberberger told a 911 dispatch operator that she was standing with the student who had just opened fire inside the cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

"I have the shooter. One shooter," she said.

On Wednesday, authorities released the 911 calls from students, parents, neighbors, school workers and Silberberger, a first-year social studies teacher. The series of calls revealed the trauma of the situation but also the teacher's attempts to save lives when Fryberg, a popular freshman student, opened fire at a group of friends.

Silberberger described the scene.

"I have him down," she said. "I'm looking at him. I need help. Shooter's right here."

She described his clothes, but did not know anything else about him.

"He is a high school student," she said. "I do not know his name. I tried to stop him before he shot himself. He shot himself. I don't know how many are down. I tried to stop him."

Students who fled the scene also reported the shooting to 911, describing how they dropped to the ground or bolted from the building.

"I just ran out of the school," one student told the operator.

A woman who lives next to the school, about 30 miles north of Seattle, called to report that a group of students had climbed over her fence and were hiding at her house. She told the operator that several of the students had witnessed the shooting and asked how long they should stay inside. The operator advised her to hold tight until the police could arrive to interview them.

Parents who received calls or texts from their children were frantic for information. One father said his son just sent a text reporting shots fired. The operator confirmed that they knew about it but could not provide any additional information.

"Well, we're going down there," the father said before hanging up.

A crying mother called to report a text from her daughter, but when the operator tried to comfort her by saying police were on the way, it didn't help.

"My daughter is not following lock-down directions and she and other kids have run from their classroom," the woman said. "She's away from her classroom right now. What advice can I give her?"

A food-service worker named Anne Haughian told the operator that she had just guided students out the cafeteria's side door. She said she saw a boy come in before the shots rang out, but did not see what happened next, adding "it happened so fast." Instead, she said she rushed the students out of the room to safety.

But one student was not with her. Her daughter.

"You're outside right?" the operator asked.

"Yes," Haughian said. "I'm trying to locate my daughter."

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