At least three dead and eight wounded in a shooting at a Michigan high school

Biden conveys his support to the families of the victims and confirms that the suspect has turned himself in to the Police

At least three people have died and eight others have been injured during a shooting at an educational institute secondary school in Oxford, in the state of Michigan, in the north of the United States.

The main suspect is a 15-year-old boy, Oakland County Sheriff Michael G. McCabe has advanced at the moment, who has indicated that the three fatalities could be students, while one of the teachers would be among the injured. from the center, the Oxford High School.

McCabe has reported that the suspect has been detained without resisting shortly after the arrival of the Police and has appealed his right not to testify. According to the authorities, between 15 and 20 bullet casings have been recovered. “At the moment, we believe that he has acted alone,” he said.

The rest of the students and staff of the center have been evacuated in the vicinity of the center once the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has secured the scene and shortly after allowing them to leave the place in their own vehicles, says CNN.

The rest of the district’s schools have been closed for security reasons, although, as the educational authorities and the Sheriff’s Office have qualified, “they are not in danger.”

After the event, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, has acknowledged being “moved” by the events and has transferred his support to the families of the victims.

“I learned about a shooting at a school in Michigan. As we know all the details, my heart goes out to the families who endure the unimaginable pain of losing a loved one,” the president said in a speech in Minnesota.

In addition, Biden has added that, for the moment, the only details he knows is that the suspect has turned himself in to the Police and has made use of his right not to be recognized as the perpetrator of the crime, at the same time that he has surrendered his weapon .

For her part, the White House spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, has detailed that the president has learned the facts through the National Security adviser, Jake Sullivan.

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