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A 15-year-old student at a Michigan high school was taken into custody Tuesday after allegedly shooting dead three students and injuring six others, including a teacher, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to Oxford High School at 12:51 p.m. ET and the suspect was apprehended within five minutes. Undersheriff Michael G. McCabe said the shooter was not injured and is not responding to questions at this time.


A pistol was also recovered from the spot.

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“We believe he acted alone. There are no other shooters, no other gunmen,” McCabe said. “We don’t believe he planned this with anyone else, but we will check social media, talk to students.”

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A spokesman for the Oxford Fire Department said several of the injured were taken to local hospitals.

Several ambulances and dozens of police officers were present outside the high school after the shooting. A medical helicopter from the University of Michigan landed in the school’s parking lot around 2:00 p.m.

The school of approximately 1,800 students is located in Oxford, Michigan, about 30 miles north of Detroit.

This is a breaking news post and will be updated.