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Two Oakland High students arrested for school shooting. One is an adult

Shot fired at Tacoma's Oakland High School

Tacoma police respond to a shot fired at Oakland High School. No one injured.
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Tacoma police respond to a shot fired at Oakland High School. No one injured.

Two Oakland High School students were arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting at the school earlier in the day.

One is 17 and the other is 19, according to Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool.

The 19-year-old was booked into Pierce County Jail on Monday evening for investigation of unlawfully possessing a firearm, a felony.

He also was booked on suspicion of reckless endangerment and possessing a dangerous weapon on school property. Both are misdemeanors.

The shooting occurred during the school’s lunch period. The two students were in the men’s bathroom when a gun was fired.

The bullet passed through the floor and entered the room below where students where gathered. The school went into lockdown.

No one was injured and classes were to resume Tuesday. A crisis team from the Tacoma School District would be available to students.

Craig Sailor: 253-597-8541, @crsailor

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