NewsShots at a school: 15-year-old kills several classmates in...

Shots at a school: 15-year-old kills several classmates in the USA

A 15-year-old shoots a gun at a school in Oxford, Michigan, killing three classmates and injuring several people.

Oxford – A teenager shot and killed three classmates and injured several people at a school in Michigan, USA. Initial findings indicated that a 15-year-old boy opened fire and killed at least three students. Six other people – including a teacher – were shot wounded in the incident on Tuesday (November 30, 2021), said the Oakland sheriff’s office.

The young shooter was then arrested, reports the German press agency and cites the authorities in the USA. The police also confiscated a handgun. The suspect has asked for a lawyer and has not yet commented on a possible motive, it said.

“Tragic situation”: 15-year-old shoots at least three people at a school

A police spokesman said it was “a very tragic situation”. The suspect was caught within five minutes of the first emergency call, which was received at 12:51 p.m. (local time / 6:51 p.m. CET). He did not offer any resistance. Fatal incidents continue to occur in the United States because shooters open fire in schools. Firearms are relatively easy to come by in the United States. Just a few months ago, a sixth grader had shot around in Rigby, Idaho, USA. (iwe / dpa)

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