A suspect has been arrested after the shooting at an educational center in the municipality of Oxford
There are eight injured, including a teacher
A fifteen year old student He killed three classmates from his institute on Tuesday and another eight were injured in a shooting that occurred at this school in the town of Oxford, in the state of Michigan (USA).
The main suspect is a 15-year-old boy, has advanced at the moment the sheriff of Oakland County, Michael G. McCabe, who has indicated that the three fatalities could be students, while among the injured would be one of the teachers of the center, the Oxford High School. McCabe has reported that the suspect has been detained without resistance shortly after the arrival of the Police and has appealed his right not to testify. According to the authorities, between 15 and 20 bullet casings have been recovered. “For the moment, we believe that he has acted alone“, has said.
The rest of the students and staff of the center have been evacuated in the vicinity of the center once the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has secured the scene and shortly after allowing them to leave the place in their own vehicles, says CNN. All other district schools have been closed for security reasons, although, as the educational authorities and the Sheriff’s Office have qualified, “they are not in danger.”
After the event, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, has acknowledged being “moved” by the events and has transferred his support to the families of the victims. “I learned of a shooting at a school in Michigan. As we know all the details, my heart goes out to the families who endure the unimaginable pain of losing a loved one,” the president said in a speech in Minnesota. In addition, Biden has added that, for the moment, the only details he knows is that the suspect has turned himself in to the Police and has made use of his right not to be recognized as the perpetrator of the crime, at the same time that he has surrendered his weapon. . For her part, the White House spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, has detailed that the president has learned the facts through the National Security adviser, Jake Sullivan.