At around 10:45am pacific, an unidentified man opened fire on his nursing class at Oikos University in Oakland, CA, killing at least five students and injuring others.
One victim who was shot in the arm said the shooter stood up in her nursing class and shot one person in the chest, point blank, before letting his gun loose on the rest of the class.
The man is said to be Asian, in his 40’s, heavy-set and it’s unclear as to whether he has been caught, although a suspect has been taken in to custody.
At this time, people are being told to keep clear of the area while police secure the scene.
Our hearts go out to all effected by this tragic event, especially to the families of the victims.
[Image via ABC 7.]
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