Oxford, Michigan, High School Shooting: 3 dead, 6 injured
Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, where authorities said a student opened fire.
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According to the local sheriff’s office, a 15-year-old man was arrested after opening fire at a high school outside Detroit. Teens reported fired 15 to 20 shots at Oxford High School in Oxford Town on Tuesday afternoon, killing three students and injuring at least six others.
In one Press Conference Addressing the shooting, Oakland County Sheriff Michael G. McCabe said the department began making the first calls of the active shooter at 12:51 p.m. “We’ve received over 100 incoming 911 calls. our dispatch center,” McCabe told reporters, adding that once officers arrived to arrest the suspect, “the whole thing lasted five minutes.” They are said to have seized a semi-automatic handgun from the boy – believed to be a sophomore at the high school – who, according to McCabe, did not speak to police. However, the curator said, “at this point, we believe he acted alone.”
When McCabe gave the press conference, the officers reported Scan the field for more victims. The six people they found were taken to the hospital; More information about that group will be available, McCabe said, although the group currently has only one teacher.
“I was shocked,” said Tim Throne, director of the Oxford Community School, of the incident, according to USA Today. “It’s horrible.”
This is a breaking news story and will be updated; Details are subject to change.
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