On Tuesday, a report of a shooting at Skyline High School in Oakland led to the detention of an unspecified number of individuals, as confirmed by the police.
Oakland Public Information Officer Paul Chambers stated that law enforcement officers “found and apprehended individuals thought to be linked to the shooting.
Chambers also reported the recovery of a firearm, without disclosing the number of individuals detained or whether they had any affiliation with the school.
Nevertheless, Chambers did emphasize that there were no injuries.
Police received calls about shots fired at Skyline High School around 11:30 AM.
A parent told Channel 3 that she received a text from the school at 11:35 AM about “questionable” activity. At 11:50 AM, she received another text saying that the school was on lockdown. Her son was safe.
Aerial footage taken shortly before noon showed police cars on the campus of Skyline High School, located at 12250 Skyline Boulevard.
Dozens of California Highway Patrol (CHP) vehicles were also present, providing traffic support to the city’s police department.
The vice principal said that students would be released once the all-clear was given.