Seven people were killed and at least three others were wounded in a
shooting at a California religious college Monday, Oakland police said.
"We believe the suspect is in custody," Oakland Police Sgt. Christoper Bolton said. "He was arrested in a nearby city."
Highland Hospital spokeswoman Jerri Applegate told KGO-TV that seven shooting
victims were being treated there. She gave no information on their
conditions, saying that was a police matter.A SWAT team entered
Oikos University in East Oakland to make sure no other shooters or
wounded people were on the campus building, police spokeswoman Johnna
Watson said.Gunfire erupted inside the single-story building that
houses the private Christian college at about 10:30 a.m. (1:30 p.m.
ET), according to Lucas Garcia, who was teaching an English class when
it began.Garcia told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that he counted about
six gunshots from a nearby nursing classroom when he heard someone yell,
"He's got a gun." Garcia evacuated his students from the building while the gunfire continued, he said.
The college offers degrees in theology, music, nursing and Asian medicine, according to its website.
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