3 students killed and 6 people injured in Michigan high school shooting

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OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) 3 students killed and 6 people injured in Michigan high school shooting; 15-year-old gunman arrested.

Three people were killed and six others were injured in a shooting at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit, authorities said.

The suspected shooter, a 15-year-old sophomore, is in custody, Oakland County undersheriff Michael McCabe said at a press conference. A handgun was also located, he said.

The three people killed are all believed to be students, the undersheriff said.

Their identities have not been released.

Authorities received a 911 call about an active shooter at the school just before 1 p.m., McCabe said. More than 100 911 calls came in to dispatch, he told reporters.

Among the six who were wounded, one is a teacher.

The scene remains active with multiple police, ambulances and SWAT at the school.

“We are still doing a secondary search of the school for any further victims,” McCabe said.

All of the students who were evacuated will be taken to a store in the area to be reunited with their families.

Oxford High School is located about 45 miles north of Detroit.

A suspected shooter is in custody after Oakland County, Michigan, police responded to an “active shooter” at Oxford High School.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said they have one suspected shooter and a handgun in custody.

“We do not believe there are any other at this time,” according to the release provided by Deputy Sheriff Tyler Sweers. 

All evacuated students are being relocated to a nearby store to be reunited with their relatives.

Oxford High School is approximately 45 miles from Detroit.

Three people have been killed at Oxford High School in Oakland County, Michigan, and the deceased victims are believed to be students, according to Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe.

McCabe said an additional six people were shot, at least one of whom is believed to be a teacher.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office received more than 100 calls related to this shooting, McCabe said.

The first 911 call came in around 12:51 p.m. ET and the suspect was taken into custody within five minutes of the first call, McCabe said.

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