Police say there were two shots after the graduation event at Oakland’s Skyline High School

The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Two people were injured in a shooting Thursday evening at Skyline High School in Oakland after graduation events, police said.
Emergency crews were called about 7:42 p.m. to the school, where two adults, a male and a female, were wounded by gunfire in a parking lot, said Oakland Fire Department spokesman Michael Hunt.
They were taken to a hospital by ambulance and as of 9 p.m. were in stable condition.
A third person also arrived at a hospital by their own means, but their condition was not known.
“They were poppin’ off the little confetti poppers and I thought it was all cool and then everyone started running.
A student tells us he was taking photos with his friends after the event when he heard gunshots.
INTERACTIVE: Take a look at the ABC7 Neighborhood Safety Tracker He says people started running – before staff escorted them off the school’s field and into the locker room.
There appears to be some sort of a fight and then gunshots can be heard along with yelling.


OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Following graduation ceremonies on Thursday night, there was a shooting at Oakland’s Skyline High School that left two people injured, according to authorities.

At 7:42 p.m., emergency personnel were summoned. m. according to Oakland Fire Department spokesman Michael Hunt, to the school, where two adults—a male and a female—were hurt by gunfire in the parking lot. Following their ambulance ride to a hospital at 9 p.m. m. were in a state of stability. It isn’t apparent if the two are pupils.

Unknown to us was the condition of a third individual who also found their way to a hospital on their own.

What witnesses saw was described.

“A man named Larry said, ‘You start seeing the people running and everything like that, so I started ducking down and I started trying to.'”. All you’re doing is attempting to determine if it’s a celebration or just some pop. “.

“Everyone began running as they were letting go of the small confetti poppers, which I thought was cute. There was a ton of smoke. Something sounded like a car passing by, but I’m not sure what happened. Witnessed the smoke, heard the popping, and it was just a succession of sounds that suggested someone had a non-automatic gun and someone had an automatic gun at different times, according to Jay Hackett.

A student tells us that he heard gunshots after the event while he and his friends were taking pictures.

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Before personnel escorted them off the school’s field and into the locker room, he claims that people began to run.

Several of the incidents are captured in a cellphone video that was provided to ABC7 News. Yelling and gunshots can be heard after what looks to be a fight.

This is being described by the police as an isolated incident. No suspects have been described, and no arrests have been made.

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