Oakland Active Shooter: Man Armed With Rifle Detained; Interstate Reopens

Oakland Active Shooter Man Armed With Rifle Detained Interstate Reopens

An active shooter was reportedly armed with a rifle Friday morning, shutting down a section of I-580 in Oakland, according to California Highway Patrol. The agency later reported shots had been fired. He was being loaded into an ambulance shortly after 10 a.m.

The freaky standoff began after a sniper report near Golf Links Drive and 98th Ave. around 9 a.m.

A nearby high school was placed on lockdown amid the standoff. The lockdown and shelter in place orders were lifted after the shooter was captured. Police detained the man and are in the process of securing the area. His condition wasn't immediately known.


The CHP briefly shut down the eastbound Interstate 580 after they tweeted, "Shots are still being fired" at 9:47 a.m.

On Friday, the suspect (since detained) in a shooting at Oakland, California's Bishop O'Dowd High School, seemingly aware that he was on camera, did some odd things.

Check back for updates.

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