At least five people injured in shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland

BREAKING NEWS: At least five people injured after shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland as students evacuated from buildings

  • Three victims were taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland, and two others were rushed to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley.
  • The situation is no longer active, authorities said.
  • The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that deputies called to assist Oakland Police at the complex this afternoon.
  • This is breaking news

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At least five people were injured in a shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland, California.

The shooting occurred in a building on Fontaine Street, a site where several schools are located, including the Bay Area School of Technology, Rudsdale Newcomer High School and Sojourner Truth Independent Study.

Three victims were taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland, and two others were rushed to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, according to local reports.

The situation is no longer active, authorities said. Police believe the suspect(s) are no longer in the school area.

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that deputies called to assist Oakland Police at the complex this afternoon.

At least five people have been injured in the shooting near schools in East Oakland, California.

At least five people have been injured in the shooting near schools in East Oakland, California.

The shooting is believed to have occurred at 12:45 pm and children in schools were first locked down.

But the children, believed to be as young as 18 and hardly in kindergarten, were evacuated from their buildings.

Law enforcement has blocked off the street near the scene of the shooting.

A woman told local CBS Bay Area news that she heard gunshots from the buildings just after noon.

Other horrified parents described their panic after learning their children’s schools were closed. One mother said after hearing the shots, “I was thinking the worst.”

It is unclear how many people were injured in the shooting.

This is breaking news

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