(OAKLAND, Calif.) — As many as seven people are reported dead after a gunman opened fire at Oikos University, a Christian school in Oakland, Calif., Monday morning.
According to police the gunman fired multiple shots in the school at 10:33 a.m. Police have not officially said how many people were killed or wounded.
Police described the suspect as an Asian male, 5-foot-9, wearing tan pants, according ABC station KGO-TV in San Francisco.
Although police have reportedly detained one person, it is unclear if that person was the gunman or if there was a continued threat on campus.
Oikos University is a Christian university that focuses on nursing. The school’s website describes students as “given the opportunity to obtain a Christian education that is based on solid Christian doctrine and ideology. Our main goal is to foster spiritual Christian leaders who abide by God’s intentions and to expand God’s nation through them.”
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