Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessele announced on Sunday that his office has offered to conduct an independent review of the Oxford school district’s actions in the lead-up to last week’s high school shootings, which killed four students and injured seven others.
why it matters: Oxford Community Schools superintendent Tim Throne requested a third party investigation letter to community on Saturday, saying the community deserves a “full, transparent accounting of what happened.”
- Thorne’s letter included further explanation of the high school’s response to alleged shooter Ethan Crumbley, who was sent back to his classroom before the shooting began.
- Crumbley’s parents did not inform counselors that they had recently bought a gun for their son or that shooting sports was a hobby, Throne said.
What are they saying: “We have reached out to a lawyer for the Oxford Community School District,” Nessel said. Tweet,
- We have “offered the services of the Michigan Department of Attorney General to conduct a full and comprehensive review of the …
- “Our attorneys and special agents are uniquely qualified to conduct an investigation of this magnitude.”