3 killed, 8 injured in shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan

Three students were killed and eight others were injured in a shooting Tuesday at Oxford High School in downtown Detroit, authorities said.

The suspect, a 15-year-old sophomore, is in custody, Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe told a news conference. A gun was also found, he said.

Hana St. Juliana, 14, and Madisyn Baldwin, 17, were killed in the shooting. Tate Myre, 16, died in a patrol car when deputies took him to the hospital, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said late Tuesday.

Eight others were seriously injured, including a teacher, and taken to hospital with multiple injuries, said Sheriff Michael Bouchard. sei.

Three of the injured students were in critical condition late Tuesday night, including a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head and a 14-year-old girl injured to the neck and chest and who is on a ventilator, Bouchard said .

Dozens of police, firefighters and medical services are working on the scene of a shooting Tuesday at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich.Todd McInturf / The Detroit News via AP

Authorities received a 911 call about an active shooter at the school just before 1 a.m., McCabe said. More than a hundred 911 calls came in to send, he told reporters.

The shooter fired at least a dozen shots before the suspect was arrested.

“Deputies responded and within five minutes had the suspect in custody,” McCabe said. “He did not cause any problems. He gave up the weapon. He did not have the weapon with him then.”

Authorities did not say what led to the shooting, and McCabe told reporters that the suspect “invoked his right not to speak.” Police spoke briefly with the suspect’s parents, who McCabe said advised her son not to speak to police.

“He’s not telling us anything at the moment,” he said.

The suspect is being held at a juvenile facility, but he could be relocated if charged as an adult.


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