Manhunt launches for Oakland school shooting suspect

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A manhunt ensues on Thursday after a gunman opened fire at an Oakland school complex, injuring six people. 

The shooting occurred at the King Estate campus along Fontaine Street in East Oakland around noon Wednesday. Six adults were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds. According to officials, two of the victims are in critical condition. 

One of the victim’s family said that their loved one was a student and was shot several times. 

Rudsdale High School, Bay Tech Charter School, and Sojourner Truth Independent Study remained closed Thursday. It is unknown when schools would reopen. 

The shooting happened just when students were about to be released. Students heard gunfire and panicked when the PA system announced a lockdown. 

Oakland police are searching for at least one shooter but said other suspects might be involved. It is unclear if the incident was targeted or random.