Shooting At Oxford High School
On Tuesday, 30 November 2021, Oakland country Sheriff said a shooting at Oxford High School took place. It happened at 12:51 p.m in the school section, where many history classes occur.
In this attack, four students died, and seven students, including one teacher, were injured. Also, the sheriff reported that the suspect is a sophomore at the school, and he appealed his right to remain silent.
McCabe said that deputies immediately acted and responded to the scenes when we knew about this attack. The victim taken into custody, but by that time, he had shot almost 11 people.
According to the law enforcement, out of 11, four children had died on the spot; one is 6-year-old Tate Myre died inside a car while deputies were taking him to the hospital.
While the other three are 17-year-old Justin Shiling, 14-year-old Hanna St. Julian, and 17-year-old Madisyn Baldwin. Two out of seven people are seriously injured, and the other five are in stable condition.
Seeing this tragedy, Bouchard said, “Oxford High School is one of the most proactive schools in the district. It may happen everywhere”. Oxford school has almost 1800 students, and it is in Oxford Township.
At 2 pm, medical helicopters and the University of Michigan’s Survival Flight had landed in the school’s parking area.
When the deputies removed a gun from the suspect, it was still loaded and had seven rounds of ammunition. It shows that suspect was planning a massive shooting at Oxford High School.
A 15-year-old freshman, Isabel Flores, said she was in the school when the gun fired. I heard the sound of gunshots and saw a student whose face was bleeding.
Oakland County Under sheriff Mike McCabe said about the accused. He is 15 years old sophomore at the school, and he refused to give further details. The sheriff said that I do not know who forced him to attack.
Currently, the 15-year-old is housed in Oakland County’s Children’s Village, a juvenile detention center in Pontiac, Michigan. Oakland County Prosecutor will decide whether to charge the suspect or not as an adult.
The sheriff’s office will review the high school’s security cameras and interview each student to gain more insight into how the shooting occurred.
By: Tayyaba Zareen