Oxford, MI - Statements have been issued after four school students were killed and eight others injured, including a teacher, Tuesday November 30, 2021 in a shooting at Oxford High School in Oakland County, MI.
Undersheriff Michael McCabe said at a press conference Tuesday that the suspect is a 15 year old Sophomore and was taken into custody within 5 minutes of the first call to authorities.
Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel each have issued statements on the shooting:
Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter Statement about the Shooting at Oxford High School
Pontiac, MI - Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter released the following statement about the shooting at Oxford High School:
“I’m horrified by this tragic shooting at Oxford High School today. The entire Oakland County community is in shock by this terrifying display of violence and our thoughts are with Oxford families tonight. I’m grateful for the quick response from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department and all the first responders. The county’s Emergency Operations Center has been activated to offer any support and assistance needed by first responders and the families in Oxford today and in the days ahead.”
AG Nessel Issues Statement On Oxford School Shooting
Lansing, MI - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel released the following statement in response to a deadly shooting this afternoon at Oxford High School:
“My heart goes out to the parents who have lost their children and to the students, teachers, staff, and families reeling from the tragedy of a school shooting within their community. My department has reached out to local law enforcement to offer assistance as this investigation unfolds and I want to extend my sincere gratitude to first responders on the scene.
“We must act to properly address gun violence in our schools and the ongoing threat of another unconscionable tragedy if we continue to only offer thoughts and prayers. Our kids deserve better."