More details about the shooter have emerged after three students were fatally shot and eight others injured in a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan on Monday.
According to reports, the semi-automatic weapon used by the accused 15-year-old killer in the mass shooting was purchased on November 26, just four days before the tragic incident.
It is also reported that the police also seized the house of the Gunner and Seized “several long guns.”
The three fatally shot victims have been identified – Madisyn Baldwin, 17, Tate Myre, 17 and 14-year-old Hana St. Juliana.
The defendant reportedly posted a cryptic message on social media before the school shooting.
“And it seems the signs were there on social media. Before its pages were removed, the alleged shooter posted a countdown that looked like a countdown.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer said gun violence is a “public health crisis”. The statement goes on to say: “Nobody should be afraid to go to school, to work, to a place of worship, or even to their own home. This is a time for us to come together and help the children feel safe in school. “
Expressing feelings about the shooting, President Biden said, “My heart goes out to the families who are bearing the unimaginable grief over the loss of a loved one,” adding, “This whole community must be in shock right now.”
The unidentified killer is being held at Oakland County Children’s Village, a juvenile detention center. He was also put on suicide watch and checked every 15 minutes.