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5 hurt in Oakland religious school shooting

Monday, April 2, 2012 | 2:12 p.m. CDT; updated 4:45 p.m. CDT, Monday, April 2, 2012

OAKLAND, Calif.— Police surrounded a Christian university in search of a gunman who reportedly opened fire Monday morning and wounded at least five people, authorities said.

The shooting was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. at Oikos University in east Oakland. It's unclear if there were any fatalities.

Television news footage showed wounded people have been brought out of the building, and more gurneys were being brought in. Authorities could not confirm if the suspect was still in the building.

Oakland police did not immediately return calls.

According to its website, Oikos University offers studies in theology, music, nursing and Asian medicine.

 


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