A suspect was arrested Tuesday after authorities said four to six people were injured in a shooting at a high school north of Detroit.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of an active shooter around 1 p.m. local time. Oxford High School in Oxford Town, a suburb about 40 miles north of Detroit.
A lone suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting and deputies said a handgun was recovered.
Authorities have not reported any deaths. It was not immediately clear whether the injured were students.
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Students were evacuated after the incident and parents were told to pick them up at a nearby community center.
Oxford Community School, in a statement to parents, said authorities had secured the school following the shooting but students and staff were being evacuated.
The district said all other schools in the area are closed for safety purposes.
Officials were still sweeping the school Tuesday afternoon and a series of ambulances were parked on the snow-covered lawn. Several medical helicopters landed at the school as authorities cleared the buildings. At least one person was taken to the helicopter around 2:30 p.m. local time.
“At this point, it’s still an active scene,” Oakland County Sheriff Mike McCabe said in a brief statement. “We have multiple patrol units and multiple EMS units in the field along with SWAT and aviation units.”
Contributors: Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press; Related press