An unsettling scene unfolded at Skyline High School in Oakland, California. A heavy police presence enveloped the campus grounds, with at least nine patrol cars seen on site.
A suspect was arrested after shots were fired at Skyline High School in Oakland. Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries. The incident occurred at around 11:19 a.m. near the theater area of the campus. The motive behind the shooting remains under investigation.
UPDATE: Vice principal tells parents there was a shooting at @SkylineHSTitans, suspect in custod, lockdown in place as @oaklandpoliceca sweep campus. Students will be released once all-clear is given. @CHPoakland also here pic.twitter.com/6QFrQm9YLs— Henry K. Lee (@henrykleeKTVU) September 5, 2023
Parents and community members grew increasingly anxious, as news of the police activity at the school spread. As one mother told KTVU, her child reported being on lockdown within the school.
We will be updating the the story as we get more information.