Oakland County Sheriff gives update on Oxford mass school shooting
Sheriff Michael Bouchard gives the latest information on the shooting at Oxford High School that killed three and wounded eight.
OXFORD, Mich. (FOX 2) - The Oakland County Emergency Operations Center has been activated after a shooting Tuesday at Oxford High School.
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County Executive Dave Coulter said in a statement that the center will provide support and assistance to first responders and Oxford families after the fatal school shooting.
A 15-year-old student opened fire at the school, killing three other students and injuring at least eight people, including a teacher.
The three victims were identified late Tuesday night:
- 16-year-old Tate Myre died inside a patrol car while deputies were taking him to the hospital
- 14-year-old Hana St. Juliana
- 17-year-old Madisyn Baldwin
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Three students have been killed and another 6 people have been injured in a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan, near Detroit. Police say the suspect was a 15-year-old sophomore at the high school. The teen was taken into custody and is refusing to talk to investigators.
"I’m horrified by this tragic shooting at Oxford High School today. The entire Oakland County community is in shock by this terrifying display of violence and our thoughts are with Oxford families tonight," Coulter said. "I’m grateful for the quick response from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department and all the first responders."
The first call about the shooting came in at 12:51 p.m. before more than 100 people called to report what happened.
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A total of 11 people were shot, three fatally, when a 15-year-old student started shooting inside Oxford High School. 8 of the victims are being treated and many are in critical condition.
The shooter did not resist arrest but invoked his right to silence. He was taken to Children's Village, authorities said.
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