While waiting for medical help, the victim told her "the shooter was a man in her nursing class who rose up and shot one person at point blank range in the chest before he started spraying the room with bullets."
Update at 3:48 p.m. ET. Multiple Dead:
Quoting "law enforcement sources" the AP reports that at least five are dead. NPR member station KQED reports that Oakland Police's public information officer won't confirm the number of victims.
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