August 21, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Students and staff at an Oakland college and elementary school have been ordered to stay indoors while police investigate reports of a possible gunman.
Authorities say police received a report about an armed man on the campus of Holy Names University in the Oakland hills around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police told the Oakland Tribune that about 200 students and employees at Holy Names were sheltering in a gymnasium while a SWAT team searched the 68-acre campus in the Oakland hills.
Nearby Redwood Heights Elementary School was placed on lockdown after school officials heard reports of the possible gunman.