A 15-year-old student killed three high school classmates Tuesday in a shooting at a school in Oxford, Michigan.
The deputy sheriff of Oakland County, Mike McCabe, confirmed the three deaths in an appearance before the media concentrated next to the institute in which this event occurred, and for which the alleged perpetrator has been arrested.
According to the information provided by McCabe, it seems that the deceased are students, and the suspect is another student of this school, fifteen years old, who was carrying a “semi-automatic” weapon that has been confiscated.
In addition, six others, including a teacher, were injured and have been taken to hospital.
In his press appearance, which could be followed on social networks, the sheriff’s deputy explained that the event lasted only a few minutes when the agents arrived to the alert calls that there was a shooter in the school.
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Within minutes, “five”, according to the police representative, the officers managed to reduce and arrest the boy, who however had already fired on multiple victims.
The shooter was not injured and “surrendered without problems.” For the moment he has not given any reason why he committed the crime and has asked for a lawyer, according to the sheriff’s deputy.
McCabe also highlighted the speed with which the school officials and students were able to react to avoid a major tragedy, following all the protocols to protect themselves from the shooter while waiting for the police.