Panicked Mourners Seen Running During Vigil For Oxford High School

A reported medical incident at a vigil in Oxford, Michigan, sent panicked mourners fleeing on the evening of December 3, three days after a shooting at a local high school.

Crowds had gathered in downtown Oxford on Friday evening to pay their respects to the four students killed by the 15-year-old gunman, and those wounded in the attack at Oxford High School.

According to local reports, an individual fainted during the vigil, creating panic in the crowd.

This video, taken by journalist Jason Colthorp, captures chaotic scenes in downtown Oxford on Friday.

“Police who immediately knew this was a medical emergency were trying to calm people down but it took several minutes before the vigil resumed and many people just went home and many of them in tears,” Colthorp wrote in a tweet. Credit: Jason Colthorp | WDIV via Storyful

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