A former student of a small Christian college in Oakland yesterday opened fire in the school and killed seven people and and three wounded according to local authorities,The police set up an armored vehicle in the main gateway to evacuate students and teachers who were in the middle.
It is the worst incident of its kind in the Bay of San Francisco since July 1993 the murder of eight people in a shooting carried out by a man at the offices of a law firm before committing suicide.
According to The Oakland Tribune, The suspect left the crime scene and drove away to a supermarket in the town of Alameda, where he announced that he had shot several people and should be arrested.
During a press conference on campus, immediately after the shooting, a police spokesman said: "The gunman was still at large." But some minutes later, the Oakland Police announced on his Twitter account that he had arrested "a possible suspect." police said in his message. "There is no immediate threat to public safety in the vicinity",
The chief of police of that town, Howard Jordan said we arrested, One Goh, 43, surrendered an hour after the shooting at the university Oikos, and we work and try to understand what was the motive which led to carry out the massacre. reported by CNN.
Oikos University stated in its Web site studying theology, music, nursing, and Asian medicine. that strives to "provide the highest educational standards, with an inspiration in Christian values."
The suspect Goh is a Korean citizen U.S. citizen with no criminal record, according to the Oakland Tribune. Authorities believe he acted alone.