Six people shot in Oakland school mass shooting

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Six people were shot in a mass shooting at a school in Oakland Wednesday. At least two of those injured are in critical condition. 

Police responded to the scene at 12:49 p.m. and confirmed that six people were shot in the shooting. Three victims were sent to Highland Hospital, while the other three were taken to Eden Medical Center. 

At 4:30 p.m., the Oakland Police Department said in a press conference that two individuals are suffering from life-threatening injuries. Two more are pending release and other patients are with non-life-threatening injuries. 

According to OPD, they are looking for at least one shooter, but there could be more. That school was searched and cleared. 

“Anytime there is a shooting in our community it is a complete tragedy, but as a parent I completely understand the fear, the emotion, the panic of shootings occurring at schools with young children and it’s completely and wholly unacceptable,” OPD Assistant Chief Darren Allison said.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tweeted that the incident happened at Sojourner Truth Independent Study School. All victims are adults, aged 18-50 years old.