‘Multiple’ students are injured in Michigan high school shooting: Gunman is arrested and revolver is recovered
- Police responded at around 12:55pm to a report of an active shooter at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, a suburb north of Detroit
- Police said that between four and six students were injured, and the gunman has been arrested
- Senator Rosemary Bayer called the incident ‘horrifying’ in a statement
- A handgun has also been recovered
A gunman opened fire at a Michigan high school Tuesday afternoon, wounding up to six people days after students returned to school following the Thanksgiving break.
The suspected shooter was arrested.
Senator Rosemary Bayer issued a statement shortly after the shooting, calling it ‘horrifying.’
‘The news of today’s school shooting at Oxford High school is simply horrifying,’ she tweeted. ‘On top of an already difficult situation with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our students now have to face this traumatic situation in a place that is supposed to be a safe space for students and growth.’
Police responded around 12:55pm to a report of an active shooter at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, a suburb north of Detroit.
The suspected shooter was arrested and a handgun was recovered, said the Oakland County Sheriff´s Office, which added that it doesn’t think there was more than one attacker.
Four to six people were wounded, but no fatalities have been reported, the sheriff´s office said.
‘At this time it is still an active scene,’ Undersheriff Mike McCabe told local media about 1:30 p.m.
‘We have multiple patrol units and multiple EMS units on scene along with SWAT and Aviation Unit.’
Up to six people were injured during a high school shooting in Michigan, Wednesday
Ambulances and medical crews are seen tending to the wounded following the shooting
Video footage from ClickOnDetroit shows a line of ambulances in the school’s parking lot and a medical ambulance grounded on the rooftop.
A father on scene told Fox News that his son barricaded himself in a classroom when gunshots began ringing out.
The dad said his child is safe.
Police say they’ve arrested on person and that a handgun was recovered
It wasn’t immediately clear if the wounded were students.
This is a developing story