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a live look now from our nbc chopper over the scene of that mass school shooting in oakland, one of the deadliest killing sprees in bay area history. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm raj mathai. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. a harrowing morning that continues to unfold at this very hour. we want to give you a live look at oakland police headquarters where right now we're awaiting a news conference to begin at any moment. you can see the officials coming in right now right at the microphone now is police chief howard jordan. sitting right next to him is the pio, joanna watson, ready to take the mike. let's listen in. >> i believe there are some members of the korean methodist church here? yes? no? all right, thank you. all right, good evening. thank you for your patience. my name is officer joanna watson, i am the public information officer.
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this evening we're going to be talking about the shooting that occurred today at the university, 7850 edge water. i'm going to introduce you to the police chief who will be followed by mayor jean kwan and ann taylor from congresswoman barbara lee's office. we'd like to stay focused on the ins did dent that occurred today. the chief will be available after the press conference for any individual interviews or off topic questions that you have. this is a accepsensitive situat an unfortunate tragedy that happened in our city so if we could stay on topic we'd appreciate it. thank you very much. go ahead, chief.
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>> good evening. today's unprecedented tragedy was shocking and senseless. our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of the families and their friends. at 10:33 a.m. today the oakland police department received a 911 call from 7850 edge water drive regarding a woman on the ground bleeding. patrol units were dispatched at 10:34 a.m. additional calls from the location were received, directed to the oakland police department. they located a victim suffering from an apparent life threatening gunshot wound in an extremely cat ottic scenes. officers were local law enforcement agencies responded and established a perimeter around the location at 7850 edge water drive. the suspect was initially
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believed to be still on the scene or inside. potential victims remained inside the building either trapped by a locked door which officers were unable to open or unable to evacuate due to injuries. oakland police officers joined by the oakland unified school district police entered to attempt an emergency evacuation, render aid to injured persons as well as to search for any additional sick on the scene. approximately 35 persons are believe believed to have been in or near the building when this crime occurred. officers extracted a total of 13 persons from the building, some of whom were gravely wounded. in all a total of ten victims were shot, seven of these victims are confirmed fatalities, five were pronounced at the scene, and two victims later died after being transported to the local
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hospital. all of the victims are reported to be adults. as officers, oakland firefighters and paramedics rendered aid, a preliminary investigation led to the identity of the suspects. 43-year-old goh, his description and our belief that he had fled the area most likely before the first officers arrived. within an hour and a half investigators were in possession of the suspect's fphoto and wer en route to his home as well as a separate residence of a relative. the suspect, who is believed to be an oakland resident, surrendered to officers in the alameda police department in their city. he was arrested and is currently in custody in the oakland police department. i want to thank the men and women who assisted and responded at the scene for their heroic response and actions.
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dispatchers, officers, firefighters, and all first responders did an incredibly great job in bringing this situation to a peaceful ending. thank you all to the oakland unified school district police, the alameda county sheriff's office, the police department, berkeley, university of california berkeley, and the bay area rapid transit police department. we requested assistance with supplementing our officers in handling this scene. their officers provided 19 officers to assist with this incident. again, i want to offer my deepest condolences to the victims and their families. no words can express the gravity of the pain caused by this incident. as additional information becomes available, we will share it. pending note ification of these families and ensure the
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investigation is not compromised we will not immediately release the 911 calls. suspect photos, names, that information will be shared with you later on this week. now over to mayor kwan for her statement. >> no american mayor wants this situation. it seems we've gotten used to seeing senseless mass killings like this. we have to question the need for guns and other services in our community. this is a terrible tragedy. my office and staff has spent most of the day making contacts with the korean general consul, with members of the korean-american community and other asian-american communities here in oakland. the korean community in particular has a long history in this city. the church, the korean methodist
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church, on hudson will probably have a memorial tomorrow. i want to thank the pastor of the korean methodist church and of the president of the korean church association for reaching out today and helping to provide potential counselors and other grief counselors for the people who have been involved and for the community that's been traumatized. we want to thank the county, dean chambers, and our own police captain, and we have representatives here from the greater community. from oco reverend chambers and pastor hopkins, both here from the oakland community organization who have come here to show their support and have been long fighters against v violence in our communities. we are recruiting and looking for additional korean speaking crisis counselors.
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wye want to thank catholic charities and the county for stepping up with that. this hurts the whole community and we know there are at least 35 people at the school at the time. we know the school has hundreds of students and that it's the kind of pain and a situation that we won't understand totally. but that will leave the community asking questions for a long time. so on behalf of the city of oakland, i particularly want to thank the oakland fire department and police department and the other agencies who responded very, very, very quickly. i know one of our officers was hurt breaking the windows making sure we could get in and rescue anyone else who might have been hurt inside the building. this is the kind of situation we need to pull together and support the korean community in particular where most of the victims appeared to be from and
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i just hope that we will put our arms around this group of people and these families and do our best to bring peace back to the city. thank you. >> i believe members from the korean church have just arrived. are you here in the room? do you want to come to the center, please, you're welcome to come up here. and the consulate as well. i'll introduce you to miss ann taylor from the congresswoman's office. >> good evening. my name is ann taylor, i'm the district director for u.s. congresswoman barbara lee. i have a statement to read on her behalf this evening. today congresswoman barbara lee issued the following statement on today's shooting.
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i join the entire oakland and east bay community today in expressing my deepest condolences to the families of those who were lost in the tragic shooting at oikos university. my thoughts and prayers go out to the family members and friends of all of the victims including those wounded by this senseless act of violence and to all of the students who witnessed this tragedy. as with local officials and law enforcement, i am confident they will conduct a thorough investigation into this terrible incident. thank you on behalf of congresswoman lee. >> okay. we've been listening in live, that live news conference from police headquarters in oakland. police chief howard jordan speaking, the mayor jean quan speaking about the details surrounding the shooting. >> howard jordan calling it unprecedented, shocking, and senseless, a chaotic and harrowing day are for everyone
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on site. we learned there were 35 students at the school at the time police arrived on the scene and had to remove 13 people. we now know ten were shot, seven died, three survived. one of them who walked out of the hospital just a short time ago. >> perhaps the biggest takeaway, mayor quan saying they've been in discussions with the korean consulate. host of the victims, most if not all, were korean nationals. so that's been the big takeaway. let's continue our coverage now. live team coverage, our chief investigator reporter has more information about the alleged gunman and cheryl hurd spoke with some of the survivors. >> we begin with monte francis who has been there all day long. we heard chief jordan describing it as a chaotic scene. now, seven hours later, what is happening at the university? >> reporter: jessica, the school has been cleared and they are confident there are no more victims inside the building. there is still a large police
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presence out here right now. earlier this was a scene of absolute chaos when a gunman, believed to be a student here, came inside the university and opened fire. capturing the sounds of gunfire on a cell phone at about 10:30 this morning and minutes later a student came running out of oikos university in oakland. the injured woman told witnesses a classmate opened fire in her nursing class spraying the classroom with gunfire. >> she said that he looked a little crazy but everybody didn't know if he was crazy or not. so it was kind of suspicious. but then this morning he came in with a gun and just started shooting everybody. >> reporter: angie richardson was outside her bank when she heard the gunshot and saw the woman running down the str0h>dá. i said, let me see, and she had two bullet holes in her sleeve. >> reporter: some of the victims
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came out on gurneys and were rushed to the hospital. others came out in body bags. the s.w.a.t. team moved in surrounding the school thinking the gunman was still inside. eventually police determined the gunman was not inside the building and after an hour long hunt found him off scene. they spent hours searching the school and rescuing students. police have not revealed a motive but the injured woman from the cell phone video told witnesses the gunman was an outcast in the class. >> well, she told mae the person inside the classroom, the guy wasn't very popular. he was a korean guy, didn't know how to speak very good english, supposedly, and he was kind of an outcast of the class. you could kind of tell. >> reporter: witnesses reported hearing as many as 30 gun shots. they also say that the shooting happened inside of a nursing class, which is one of the fields of study here at the private university. live in oakland, monte francis, nbc bay area news.
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>> okay, thank you, monte. we heard chief jordan say five people were initially transported to highland hospital. only three of those survived. one of them actually walking out of the hospital just within the last hour. she is a nursing student who also is a soldier and she was shot when she stopped to help a classmate. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd spoke to her. truly an act of heroism, cheryl. >> reporter: it was indeed, jessica. about an hour ago one of the shooting victims walked out of highland hospital with a large contingent of her family with her. now she was in that classroom when that shooting rampage took place. the u.s. army member and is a nursing student and she walked out with her arm all bandaged up. she was very calm when i spoke to her about this horrific ordeal. so glad that you're okay. what happened in there? >> just a former student coming attacking us.
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luckily some of us are safe. we feel sorry for the ones that are gone. >> reporter: and how is your arm? are you okay? >> i'm okay, yeah. >> reporter: and you went back in to help a fellow student. tell me about that. >> i went to help a fellow student and got shot in the arm. it's okay. >> reporter: it must have been frightening. you're really calm but i'm sure it was frightening at the time. >> it was frightening. i'm okay now. thank you. >> she got shot because she helped a friend get up. she got hit. her friend got away but a few other people we lost that are friends, too, so we're going to do the most we can to help the families out to get through this all together. it's not easy on us or them. >> reporter: you are looking at pictures of kaur walking away with her family. her brother, paul, told us earlier today some insight about what happened in that classroom. now he said the suspect walked in and grabbed a filing clerk and told everyone in that classroom to line up against the
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wall. apparently he became agitated and schardting shooted. kaur ran back into the classroom to help a fellow student. she is okay. i'm told a male student was shot in the shoulder. he is apparently also okay. now earlier today, jessica, you said that five people were brought to this hospital. that was confirmed by officials here. three of them can be accounted for. we'll bring you an update later on in our newscast. reporting live in oakland, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> cheryl, thank you. heroic for a 19-year-old kaur at highland hospital walking away just a short time ago. our investigative unit has uncovered critical information about the suspected gunman. tony joins us. what do we know at this point about this man? >> reporter: raj, oakland's police chief confirmed the shooter's identity. we first reported to you at 5:00 tonight.
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at this hour the oakland police department remaining without a whole lot of details about the shooter but here is what we know. the suspecteded shooter is 43-year-old one l.goh, a former nursing student. police investigators are working leads that the suspect may have purchased a .45 caliber gun last week at a gun shop. now we've learned more about the suspect in just the past half hour. public records show he has lived in the virginia area off and on for the past decade. public records also show a 2009 tax lien by the irs totaling $9,139. now in virginia he has two minor traffic offenses and received hunting and fishing licenses in 2006, 2007, and 2008. the suspected shooter behind bars tonight. the oakland police department confirming his name, one l. goh. >> while we have you here, more
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questions about one goh and the pd is going to be very quiet about this as the investigation goes on. at what point, though, do we know where he was. was it the local safeway in alameda? >> reporter: within about five minutes the arrest took place and how they connected those dots and went from the university to that parking lot, we're not sure. the vehicle that was hauled away, there's also some questions about any kind of next us there. a lot of details tracks him to oakland and the state of virginia and that he's had hunting licenses as recently as 2008. apparently has some sort of comfort level with a gun. also a key detail is he may have purchased that gun legally as early as just a week ago in the oakland area. >> tony kovaleski, we will continue to work this part of the story throughout the next
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hour this evening and lout the next several days. thank you, tony. >> we have some details about the alleged shooter. this is what we know, oikos is a small, private christian university found ed ten years ago. it offers bachelor degrees in theology, music, nursing and asian medicine about but is chiefly regarded as a nursing school as we saw from that one nursing student that was shot. it is, however, based deeply in christianity. the school's website says that they want to foster spiritual christian leaders who abide by god's intention. now it is small. it only has some 100 students. only 35 were on campus it at the time of the shooting. while oikos is open to anyone as you saw at the news conference just a short time ago with mayor jean quan, the students that attend are predominantly of korean descent and most of the people shot today were of korean descent as well. >> howard jordan confirming at 10:33 a.m. is when they got
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their first 911 call of shots fired. 911 calls came from inside that school. police and s.w.a.t. teams arrived three minutes later. 10:33 the first call, 10:36 they arrived on the scene. by 11:30 this morning, several buildings were on lockdown including the oakland tribune building. more than a dozen students and staff were evacuated. we learned from mayor quan 35, approximately 35 students and staff members, were at the school this morning and the evacuations were dramatic as some students rushed 0 out with their arms raised so that police wouldn't mistake them for the gunman. at least four people were taken to highland hospital. the suspect was arrested in alameda at a local safeway shortly after noon. >> reporter: i'm marianne favro in alameda where the suspect in a mass shooting was arrested in a very unusual way. more coverage of that shooting coming up. also ahead, protests as federal agents raid what's called the first marijuana college in the united states.
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and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. clouds starting to increase out ahead of our next storm system sitting offshore at the current moment. while that won't mean a big decrease in temperatures tomorrow we will talk about when the temperatures will drop.
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also in oakland the highest profile raids by the feds in recent crackdown on medical cancan canibus. the prominent oakland man at the center of it. >> reporter: amid the chants of angry demonstrators they hauled away bags and boxes of evidence from oakland's oaksterdam university. >> let her go. >> reporter: several protesters were arrested as the pro-medical marijuana crowd tried to prevent agents from driving away. the raid started at 6:30 a.m. agents from the irs, dea, and federal marshal served warrants on a dozen businesses. >> the d.a., police, a bunch of
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advance were all over the place. >> reporter: agents were only say details of the federal warrant were under seal. >> that's an ongoing investigation so we're not able to provide any details as to what we're doing here today. >> reporter: leaders of oakster oaksterdam university, the first medical marijuana school, say the raids were connected to the founder, lee. in addition to lee's home, agents scoured the gift shop, a club and oaksterdam museum where he operated a dispensary. >> i think they were going after anything and everything they deemed affiliated with richard lee, one of the leaders of the movement to try to regulate marijuana legally. >> reporter: representatives said lee was not arrested and was laying low. they were told in advance of the raid. >> we have not had crime or violence associated with our dispensary and that's because they are tightly regulated. >> why are we wasting our resources on this club when
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there are actual crimes being committed? >> reporter: the raids come amid a federal crackdown on california's medical marijuana industry which lee was one of the most prominent voices. >> d.e.a., go away. >> reporter: today's raids were the biggest sign yet the obama administration crackdown isn't letting up anytime soon. joe rosato jr., nbc news. after taking over an ab abandoned san francisco building police arrested dozens of occupy protesters today. sfpd estimates the total number of arrests will be between 70 and 80 people. protesters marched into the vacant building during an occupy rally yesterday and refused to leave. the archdiocese owns the property and signed a trespassing complaint today authorizing the police to enter the building. sfpd says the arrests were carried out safely. one man jumped out a second floor window to evade arrest but was not injured.
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suspected officer ross mirkarimi is allowed to return back to the scene where he admitted to falsely imprisoning his wife. in short, he's going home. the superior court judge wang reversed the previous ruling that prevented mirkarimi from living at his house while his wife, lopez, is away in venezue venezuela. mirkarimi is accused of hurting lopez new year's eve. mirkarimi is allowed to go back to his home but only while his wife and their 2-year-old son are out of the country. the sheriff is serving three years' probation and continuing to attend domestic abuse classes after a guilty plea in the case for false imprisonment. more than 3,000 immigrants are in federal custody following a massive 50 state immigration plea. dozens had been living here in the bay area. the six-day sweep last week called operation cross check, 37 people arrested in santa clara county. 18 in alameda county, and 16 in
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contra costy county including legal and illegal immigrants who have a criminal record or ignored deportation orders. today the director of immigration said those who fall under the proposed legislation are safe. >> people who came to this country as children through no knowing act of their own, spent their entire life here and have done so lawfully and have gone on to do good things, the idea those people should be a priority for removal just doesn't make good sense. >> close to 90% had criminal convictions. about half had felony convictions. this hour we continue to follow our breaking news today. seven people dead, three injured after a gunman opened fire at a bay area college. our coverage continues at 6:30 with what we know about the alleged gunman and also on how he surrendered to police. [ crickets chirping ] li [ traffic passing ]
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at the top of this hour oakland city leaders addressed the media naming the suspect linked to the mass shooting. >> our investigation led to the identity of the suspect, 43-year-old one l. goh, goh is his last name. his description and our belief that he has fled the area most likely before first officers arrived. within an hour and a half investigators were in possession of the suspect's photo and were en route to his home as well as a separate residence of a relative. the suspect, who is believed to be an oakland resident, surrendered to officer of the alameda police department in their city. >> we need to pull together and support the korean community in particular where most of the victims appeared to be from and i just hope that we will put our arms around this group of people. >> chief jordan also telling us
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during that live news conference that the shooter went into the university, opened fire. that it was mass blood throughout the school. many of the students locking themselves in the classroom. seven people died, three others injured. police chief telling the media, as you heard there, that the suspect is 43-year-old one l. goh of oakland in police custody. oikos is a private school in oakland where the police confirmed that one l. goh did attend there, had been a nursing student and had walked into the very classroom where he knew some of the students. >> the students predominantly korean. the city of oakland looking for more korean crisis counselors. so korean speaking counselors. howard jordan, the police chief, said this was shocking and senseless. those were his words. >> we've had live team coverage all day. tony kovaleski joins us with new
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information on cheryl hurd spoke with some of the victims. one of them just walked out a short time ago. we're going to turn things over to monte francis who, again, joins us live from the scene of that very shooting and what is the status right now at the school, monte? >> reporter: well, jessica, right now police are still here on the scene, there's still a large police presence. you can take a look behind me and see no one has been going in or out of that school and this is quite a contrast from earlier today when there was absolute chaos. at about 10:30 this morning, a gunman walked into oikos university, a private christian school on 0 edge water drive and into his nursing class where he opened fire on his classmates. as police tried to evacuate injured students, the s.w.a.t. team moved in surrounding the school thinking that the gunman was still inside. it was later discovered the gun nan had escaped and after an hour long man hunt police detained 43-year-old one goh of oakland a few miles from the crime scene in alameda.
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police have not revealed a motive tore the mass shooting but witnesses say the gunman was an outcast in the class. >> she said he looked a little crazy but they did not know if he was crazy or not, so it was kind of suspicious. then this morning he came in with a gun and started shooting everybody. >> reporter: now witness ts reported hearing as many as 30 gunshots. they say the shooting happened inside a nursing class, one of the fields of studies at this private university. students are now in shock just trying to fathom how this could have happened. live in oakland, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, monte. we heard from chief jordan that the school will be closed saying there's lots of evidence to collect for at least another 24 hours, lots of blood, lots of coverage inside. they're looking for the security cameras that are inside the school to see if if they can recover them. the time line of events two hours after the shooting spree
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police did arrest the suspect in alameda. >> we just heard a short while ago that the suspect commandeered a car and wound up five miles away at the safeway store in alameda. that's where marianne favro joins us with this part of the story. marianne? >> reporter: alameda police say that a security guard here at this safeway store in alameda actually contacted them and said that the suspect walked into the store and told them he wanted to talk to police. witnesses say the suspect walked into this safeway store and went to customer service. alameda police confirmed he asked for police. witnesses say he told an employee he just shot some people. >> this is scary. >> reporter: a security guard detained the man. this woman saw police arrested suspect in front of safeway. >> police were checking his pockets and he had the same stance. he wasn't moving and he wasn't putting up any struggle. >> reporter: she said the arrest
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was so calm she thought the man was wanted for shoplifting. >> he was not on the floor. he was just standing there handcuff handcuffed. >> reporter: now that she knows she and her young daughter were so close to an accused murderer, she is concerned. >> this is very shocking to me and i don't know what to say other than, yeah, i think i need to move somewhere. >> reporter: now investigators also told a silver honda the suspect was driving from the parking lot here, this location is about five miles away from where the mass shootings were earlier this morning. reporting live in alameda, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> okay, thank you, marianne. we want to bring in our chief investigator tony kovaleski. we heard he's 43 years old, an oakland man, described as a loner. what else have you learned about him? >> reporter: well, just shortly after 6:00 as you heard oakland's police chief confirmed the suspected shooter's identity, information we first
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reported live tonight at 5:00. the suspected shooter as we have reported is 43-year-old one l. goh, the oakland resident. sources say goh is a former nursing student who had trouble fitting in at the university in a high-ranking law enforcement source also tells us that they have investigators right now working on leads the suspect may have actually purchased the .45 caliber gun used in the shooting last week in a castro valley gun shop. we have learned more in the past who have hour, public records showing us that he lives in the virginia area off and on during the past decade. public records also showing a 2009 tax lien by the irs totaling about $10,000 in virginia he has two minor traffic offenses and received hunting and fishing licenses in 2006, 2007, and 2008. so we know a lot more about mr. goh right now but still many questions left unanswered. we will continue digging. >> okay, tony, thank you.
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43-year-old one goh accused of shooting ten people. only three survived. one of them actually walked out of highland hospital in oakland within the last hour. she was a nursing student. also a u.s. soldier. she was shot when she tried to stop and help a classmate. she did that and then was shot. nbc bay area cheryl hurd has been at the hospital for several is hours. this is really an act of heroism here. >> reporter: it was indeed. i spoke with the pio and she told me she is unable to release any more information about the two victims here recovering, but we did, however, talk to one of the shooting victims, kaur, a member of the u.s. army and a nursing student at that university. she was very calm when i -- when she explained to me what happened in that classroom. i'm so glad you're okay. what happened in there? >> just a former student coming, attacking us. luckily some of us are safe. we feel sorry for the ones that are gone. >> reporter: and how is your arm? are you okay? >> i'm okay, yeah. >> reporter: and you went back in to help a fellow student.
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tell me about that. >> i with went to help a fellow student and i got shot in the arm. it's okay. >> reporter: it must have been frightening. you're calm. i'm sure it was frightening at the time. >> i'm okay now. thank you, though. >> reporter: her brother told me earlier today that his sister would have escaped injury if she did not stop and help that fellow student. kaur is recovering at home in the santa clara area. right now as far as the other two victims here at the hospital, as far as we know, they are still here recovering. reporting live in oakland, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> okay, thank you, cheryl. certainly a tragic and turbulent day in the bay area. we invite to you stay with us for continuing coverage of the story. we'll have updates on air and throughout the night and, of course, you cast itiorman on oo website.ysou o webse. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. if my mom can fight and beat breast cancer, i can walk 60 miles.
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lorenzo then surrendered and was arrested. the shooting happened last night at richardson's bar. lorenzo had been involved in a bar fight earlier in the evening and had returned with a gun. the san jose's third officer involved shooting of the year. lorenzo was not hurt. fire investigators are looking into what caused a fire in san mateo early this morning. the blaze swept through the home just after 4:00 a.m. fire did destroy the house as well as two detached garages and another storage unit. it took firefighters about a half hour to contain it. luckily the woman and her four kids inside were able to escape with no injuries but, unfortunately, their two cats died. >> the fire looked like it started on the outside in one of the garages, spread to another garage and into the attic of one of the homes. >> i called 911 and about 15 second later my neighbor who lived in the house banged on my door and yelled fire and so we all just ran out as fast as we
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could. i was half dressed and thank god my neighbors brought me clothes. >> as we said, no one was injured in the fire but it did cost some $500,000 worth of damage. >> okay. let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri as we begin our workweek on monday. >> we do have some changing weather coming up as we head throughout the next 24 hours. not only much colder but a few showers that will be cominl vehk we'll have the full forecast coming up in my seven day.
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california's high speed rail project is being scaled back. one that runs on already existing corridors between san francisco and san jose as well as between l.a. and anaheim.
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the new project would cost between $68 and $80 billion. this skyrocketed past the original estimate given to voters. >> challenge rejected today. a federal appeals court upheld the state's ban on using race, ethnicity and gender in college a admissions. the 9th circuit court of appeals ruled it does not violate constitutional rights, the late nest a list of challenges seeking to overturn is since 1996. affirmative action backers claim it has suffered since taking race out of administrations consideration. >> despite all the rain we received in the past month, we're still below where weigh need to be. the department of water resources says that the water content in california's snowpack is 55% of normal for this time of year. the latest survey just conducted is considered the most important of the year. since early april is when the state's snowpack is at its peak before it melts into the streams.
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california's snowpack was at just 30% of normal before our wet march helped the cause. but for some perspective, it was at 163% of normal so we've evened out a bit here. >> jeff ranieri comes in now to join us in the forecast. we really have no rain in the immediate forecast, right? >> it's little to nothing at least over the next 48 hours. a few spotty showers tracking for your commute as we head into tuesday and also wednesday. that onshore flow returning down to san francisco. westerly winds anywhere from 10 to 20 miles an hour helping to cool down the most here in san francisco at 55 for san jose and livermore holding off in the low 60s. with the onshore flow, colder. also the clouds lingering and throughout tuesday that's when we introduce the chance of showers coming back and by this weekend one of the warmest and driest weekends looks to be on its way. high mid-level cloud cover from san francisco down to san jose but the big weather maker for a
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lot of the west will continue to be this area of low pressure that will push up into british columbia, some rain to washington and as that sweeps across the bay area it will fall apart so the biggest changes for us will be temperatures dropping anywhere from 5 to 15 degrees as we head into wednesday and then eventually here a slight chance of showers. so who will have the best chance as we head throughout tuesday, starting off cloudy at 5:00 a.m. and then as we head throughout the noon hour, shower activity up near santa rosa and down to novato. some spotty showers likely here across the north bay, the peninsula and the coastline. not expecting widespread heavy rainfall but you may need to kick on the windshield wipers and pull out the umbrella for a bit. 48 in los gatos. we to do expect our daytime highs tomorrow to still top out in the upper 60s to even 70 and 68 in livermore. it will take a while for this cooler air to get here but we do think by wednesday that's when numbers will begin to drop here
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with upper 50s and low 60s inland. we'll hold on to that as we head throughout thursday. for this upcoming weekend we talked about the warmest weekend in possibly over four weeks. temperatures upper 60s and low 70s. so if you had any yard work you've been putting off from four weekends of rain, this could be your weekend to get outside and then do that. and as we head into monday we're looking at mostly sunny skies and i have to say the allergies are extremely bad right now. off the charts. let's bring in our comcast sports newsroom. we have news involving the giants. the a's and giants, first of all, set to renew acquaintances in the annual bay bridge series but, yeah, the game takes a back seat to a huge contract news. the giants lock up one of their all stars long term. details and a live report ahead
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five seasons. jamie is live at at&t with details on the big deal. jamie? >> reporter: they said their number one goal was to keeping this pitching staff intact. he did that by signing a couple of the free agent relievers. just a couple days before the season is set to begin, no doubt a relief for the all-star pitcher. >> we're extremely, extremely excited about knowing we will be here through 2017 and with what this organization has done for us from the beginning in 2002 to get a chance, out of nowhere and where baseball started out for me to be able to know that this is probably a lifetime as a giant. that's cool for us.
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>> you look at their talent. he's obviously a tremendous talent but what he does with the clubhouse, how he goes about his business. he is a leader and leads by example. >> some like a shorter term, year to year, it pushes them. i feel i don't need to be motivated that way. i'm motivated to play one year or ten years, i'm going to do the things i need to do to keep improving myself. >> it's particularly gratifying he's lohome grown and represent this game and sports in general. everybody's best foot forward to try to get this done and it really is a pleasure to do business this way and certainly matt has a lot to be proud of and i'm sure his family is relieved. again, as a general manager, someone who has been in the organization as long as i have and matt has, this is the way it's supposed to turn out. >> reporter: and speaking of home grown players, cain said
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the fact they've got so many in the system already and some of these guys will be here for a long time like buster posey and bumgarner familiar toward in. >> all right, thanks. we'll have highlights and postgame reaction from game one of the bay bridge series at 11:00 plus college basketball's national title game. guys, it's under way. kentucky leads kansas by six mid first half. we'll have the full wrapup at 11:00. >> we'll see you later tonight. for a full half hour including a lot more with the a's and giants tonight, watch sports net central on comcast at 10:30. actor ashton kutcher has a new job playing steve jobs in an upcoming independent film. it'll detail the late tech guru's journey from hippy to entrepreneur. filming will begin in may while he is on hiatus from his tv show "two and a half men."
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it has been a difficult day at oikos university, the tiny kris quan-based school serving a predomina predominantly korean student just south of the oakland coliseum. a gunman came in this morning and shot ten people, seven died, three have survived. one, in fact, we just spoke with who left hiland hospital, walked away saying one of her former classmates came in and began shooting around 10:20 this morning. his name, 43-year-old one goh, that's the alleged gunman.
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we have not yet heard from oikos university and what they plan to do, when and if they'll resume classes. we do know there will be a memorial held tomorrow night in oakland, tentatively scheduled it at the korean methodist church tomorrow night. we're digging deeper into the history, what led to this killing spree. our investigative unit is working the story along with our team of reporters on the street. we'll bring you the latest at 11:00. >> over to brent cannon and what he's continuing to cover. >> we have coverage of that shooting and a new earthquake in mexico today, another 6.4, which was fairly significant. we'll tell you about a new website that helps parents find good summer camps for their kids. that coming up on comcast 186. >> thank you, brent. we'll see you back here at 11:00.
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i'm suzanne shaw. viewers reacted strongly to our editorial supporting a revised high-speed rail plan with regional rail partnership. larry writes, we can't even get basic mass transportation to work in california. dave complains nobody wants a train going 200 miles an hour through their backyard. and dennis warns, we have no business spending this kind of money while making cuts to schools and the elderly. but kevin counters, do you remember how counties reacted to the cost of b.a.r.t. in its infancy in they all backed out except alameda, contra costa and now some want back in. it'll be the same with
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high-speed rail. and mike adds any solution that avoids fossil fuels is a step in the right direction. we appreciate all of your comments. join us for more online at nbceditorial.com. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of fiber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber

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