The 4 victims of the Oxford High School shooting include a 16-year-old football star and a 17-year-old senior who’d won several college scholarships

A person becomes emotional as Oxford High students holding candles are asked to stand during a vigil after a shooting at Oxford High School at Lake Pointe Community Church in Lake Orion, Michigan on November 30, 2021. - A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on November 30, killing three teenagers and wounding eight other people before surrendering to police, authorities said, in what was the deadliest US school shooting so far this year. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Students holding candles during a vigil after a shooting at Oxford High School near Lake Orion, Michigan, on November 30. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images
  • Four students died after a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan on Tuesday.
  • A 15-year-old male sophomore was taken into custody as a suspect, Oakland County’s sheriff said.
  • The sheriff’s office named the victims late on Tuesday. Here’s what we know about them.

Four students were killed on Tuesday after a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan. 

A 15-year-old sophomore was taken into custody as a suspect, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said in a press conference on Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office has named the four students killed as Tate Myre, 16; Hana St. Juliana, 14; Madisyn Baldwin, 17; and Justin Shilling, 17.

At least seven other people, including a 47-year-old teacher, were injured in the attack, the sheriff’s office said. Bouchard added that it was unknown whether the shooter had targeted individual students.

Here’s what we know about the victims so far, according to the sheriff’s office and reports. The families have been notified, Bouchard said.

Tate Myre, 16

Myre was taken to the hospital by a sheriff’s deputy after being shot, but he died in the patrol car.

“There was no time to wait,” Bouchard said on Tuesday. “He tried to load him in the car to get him as fast as he could to a hospital, and he expired in the car.”

Myre, a tight end and linebacker for his football team, had recently won school honors, The New York Times reported. “He was a standout player. He inspired many people and was loved by many people,” Matt Johnson, a 17-year-old who had played against Myre, told the New York Post.

As of Wednesday morning, more than 33,000 people have signed a petition calling on the school to rename its stadium the Tate Myre Stadium.

Madisyn Baldwin, 17

Baldwin, one of three siblings, was about to graduate from the school. She had been accepted to several colleges, some with a full scholarship offer, her family said, Click on Detroit reported.

Her family described her as an artist who enjoyed drawing, reading, and writing, the outlet reported.

Baldwin’s grandmother, Jennifer Graves Mosqueda, posted updates on Facebook during the shooting on Tuesday, sharing that Baldwin wasn’t answering calls from family members, and that she wasn’t present in her psychology class, The Detroit News reported. 

Mosqueda, who said her granddaughter called her GiGi, has raised over $US22,000 ($AU30,790) in a GoFundMe for Baldwin’s family. 

“This beautiful, smart, sweet loving girl was tragically taken from us all today leaving a huge hole in all of our hearts,” Mosqueda wrote on the GoFundMe page. “This horrific day could never have been imagined or planned for.”

Hana St. Juliana, 14

Little information about St. Juliana has been made public as of Wednesday morning.

Justin Shilling, 17

Shilling was the fourth victim of Tuesday’s shooting. He died Wednesday morning at about 10 a.m. at McLaren Hospital in Pontiac, sheriffs announced that afternoon.

Friends on Facebook described Shilling as “a great person” and “a gentleman and funny as hell.”