THREE people were killed and six injured in an active school shooting at Oxford High School on Tuesday.
The Oakland County Sheriff said police responded to calls about the shooting just before 1pm today when staff and students heard the shots ring out.
The Oakland County Sheriff said six other people were injured, including one teacher.
Police reported to the scene within five minutes of the 911 call and a 15-year-old suspect was immediately taken into custody.
At a press briefing, the sheriff said the suspect has asked for a lawyer and "invoked his right to not speak."
Police do know how the suspect acquired the gun, but the sheriff said he is not releasing the information at this time.
Students told Fox 2 News when they heard the shots ring out they barricaded themselves in their classrooms.
Fox2 News spoke with a 17-year-old in the school, Savannah, who said her boyfriend said something wrong before they heard gunfire.
She said the school goes through mass shooting training and she said they knew what to do. They were told to hide in the classroom and they knew how to get out safely.
Law enforcement has carried out their initial search inside the school and they are now carrying out a secondary search outside of the school.
A University of Michigan helicopter medevac unit landed at Oxford High School at about 2.15pm and the sheriff said there was only one shooter and a suspect is currently in custody. Police also uncovered a handgun believed to be used in the shooting.
The SWAT and aviation units are on scene but police have not confirmed if any other students or faculty were injured.
The school is currently in an active state of emergency and is in lockdown and parents were given a safe location to meet their children.
There will be another press briefing at 5pm to release the victim's names, ages, and any additional information.
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