Tuesday, Nov. 31, there was a shooting at Oxford High School, Oxford, MI. Oxford is
considered to be one of the safest towns in the state, and even in the nation, with a crime rate of three
per 1,000 people, meaning the chance of being a victim is just one in 323. However, this event
has shaken the reputation.
Three students died from the shooting, and eight others, seven students and a teacher, were shot. The
three victims who died were identified as Tate Myre, 16, Hana St. Juliana, 14, and Madisyn
Baldwin, 17. Of the eight gunshot victims, half are stable, while the four others are in critical
The suspect has not yet been named, as he is a minor and has not been charged as an adult. The
15-year-old is currently being held in Oakland County Children’s Village and is on suicide
watch, where he is being checked every 15 minutes.
Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter stated Tuesday, during a press conference, “Today,
three precious teenagers have been taken from us, and another seven students and a teacher were
wounded. But in a larger sense, there are no unwounded students or staff.”