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Five reported dead in Oakland university shootings

Reports say that at least two people have been shot at the Oikos University in Oakland in the USA, and others injured.

Part of the Oikos University campus
Part of the Oikos University campus
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POLICE WERE RESPONDING this evening to reports of five people hurt in a shooting at a Christian university in east Oakland.

ABC News is covering the shooting and said that at least one of the victims has been brought to Highland Hospital in Oakland.

Law enforcement sources close to the investigation told The Associated Press that at least five people have died after the morning shooting at Oikos University.

The shooting happened at Oikos University. Television news footage showed wounded people have been brought out of the building, and more gurneys were being brought in. Officers surrounded the building.

Police say one person has been detained who may be involved in the shootings. They will be holding a press conference shortly.

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

- Additional reporting AP

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