Oakland high school shooting leaves six people wounded: In a shooting that took place on a school campus in Oakland on Wednesday.
At least some of the victims discover inside the building, according to the police. At least six people were injured.
According to officials, the incident happened on Wednesday at Rudsdale Newcomer High School at 12:45 p.m.
According to the school’s website, it helps recent immigrants between the ages of 16 and 21 who have left violence and instability in their native countries. It is one of four nearby schools on a block in East Oakland.
Officials have not indicated if any of the casualties may be 18-year-old or older pupils.
Oakland Assistant Police Chief Darren Allison stated, “The victims link with the school. And we are determining the relationship at this time.” Still, he would not specify whether any students or instructors involved.
According to Allison, police had no suspects in custody but were looking for at least one.
While the other three transfer to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. Three of the injured take to Highland Hospital in Oakland.
According to Allison, two of the three hospitalized patients on Wednesday night needed emergency care. One patient had already discharge, and the other two were on the verge of doing so.
Oakland Unified School District spokesman John Sasaki issued a statement claiming that the district’s administrators “do not have any knowledge beyond what Oakland Police are stating.”
Although he could not confirm if the schools at the location would be open on Thursday. He stated that counselors made accessible for pupils.
Television images showed students fleeing surrounding schools and many police vehicles and yellow tape blocking the roadway outside the institution.
Investigators informed City Council Member Treva Reid that the shooting could connect to an increase in “group and gang violence,” she added.
“The number of victims of violent crimes that we are witnessing here at our hospital has practically doubled” (Highland Hospital). So, therefore, something has changed,” stated James Jackson, Alameda Health System’s CEO.
As he stood outside the school, City Council Member Loren Taylor told KTVU-TV, “Guns were on our school grounds where our infants suppose to safeguard,” declining to provide any specifics about the event.