Six individuals have been shot at a California college, official says

Six individuals have been injured in a capturing at an Oakland college Wednesday, authorities stated.

The victims, all of whom have been adults, have been being handled at native hospitals, Mayor Libby Schaaf stated on Twitter. 

Two have been in vital however secure situation, and a 3rd particular person was listed as secure at an area trauma hospital, stated Alameda Well being System CEO James Jackson.

A fourth particular person suffered what Oakland Police Division Assistant Chief Darren Allison described as non-life-threatening accidents. Two others have been set to be launched from a special hospital, he stated.

Further particulars in regards to the victims weren’t instantly out there.

The capturing occurred shortly earlier than 1 p.m. at a campus with 4 faculties, together with a center and highschool, within the metropolis’s Eastmont Hills neighborhood, Allison instructed reporters.

The victims had “some affiliation” with Rudsdale, one of many faculties. Schaff stated earlier that the gunfire erupted at Sojourner Fact, a Ok-12 impartial research college additionally on the campus.

Victims have been discovered inside the varsity, Allison stated.

Allison didn’t determine a possible motive or suspect. Authorities are looking for one shooter, although others could have been concerned, he stated.

Schaaf stated the incident “shocks the soul” and that “the unbridled entry to firearms in our nation is inexcusable.”

The capturing is the second at an Oakland college in lower than a month. Authorities stated a 12-year-old shot a 13-year-old at Madison Park Academy on Aug. 29, wounding the boy.

The capturing got here because the California metropolis of almost half one million struggles with surging gun violence. On Tuesday, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong unveiled a plan aimed toward blunting that violence.

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