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3Rd teenage girl dies from Washington school shooting

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By Elizabeth Eisele By Elizabeth Eisele

(CNN) -- A third teenage girl has died from last week’s shooting at a Washington state high school.

Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died Friday night at Providence Regional Medical Center, the hospital said.

She and four other students were shot October 24 in the cafeteria of Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Zoe Galasso, 14, died at the scene while Gia Soriano, 14, died Sunday night.

Two students—Andrew Fryberg and Nate Hatch—were wounded by the teen gunman—who happened to be their cousin.

Shaylee’s family issued a statement shortly after her death.

“Our hearts are broken at the passing of our beautiful daughter. Shay means everything to us,” the family said.

“In Shay’s short life she has been a radiant light bringing us incredible joy and happiness. She has been a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can’t imagine life without her.”

Tulalip Tribes, a federally recognized Indian tribe, said the Chuckulnaskit family is part of its extended community.

“The Tulalip Tribes continue to offer up our condolences and prayers for the passing of Zoe Galasso and Gia Sariano, our hearts are heavy as we hear of the passing of Shaylee Chuckulnaskit,” the Tribes said.

“With the loss of these three young lives there are no words that can truly express our compassion and condolences and the loss we feel.”

Authorities say shooter Jaylen Fryberg invited his victims to the same lunch table by texting them.

Many questions remain about why the shootings occurred, but the answers may never be known.

Jaylen also took his own life in the school cafeteria.

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