What We Know About the Students Killed at Oxford High School

One was a star football player. Another was on the school’s bowling team.,


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Here’s what we know about the students who were killed at Oxford High.

A vigil at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich. At least two students who were injured in the shooting remain in critical condition.
A vigil at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich. At least two students who were injured in the shooting remain in critical condition.Credit…Nick Hagen for The New York Times
  • Dec. 1, 2021Updated 7:20 p.m. ET

What began as an ordinary Tuesday at Oxford High School in Oakland County, Mich., was punctuated by the sound of gunfire as students settled in for fifth-period classes.

A gunman had opened fire in a hallway. A 15-year-old student has since been charged with murder and terrorism in the attack, which killed four teenagers and wounded seven other people, including a 47-year-old teacher.

At least two of the injured students, who officials said ranged in age from 14 to 17, remained in critical condition on Wednesday. The teacher, the only wounded adult, was discharged from a hospital on Tuesday.

Here is what we know about those who were killed.

Madisyn Baldwin, 17


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Madisyn Baldwin, 17, was described by her grandmother on a GoFundMe page as a “beautiful, smart, sweet loving girl.”

She was also a “talented artist and big sister,” Karen D. McDonald, the Oakland County prosecutor, said at a news conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Ms. Baldwin’s grandmother Jennifer Mosqueda said that her family was “lost for words,” and that the day of the shooting had been “absolutely unbelievable for all involved.”

“This horrific day could never have been imagined or planned for,” she said.

Tate Myre, 16


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Tate Myre, 16, was a linebacker and tight end on the school’s football team and had recently earned an all-region award from the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. He died on Tuesday in a patrol car as the authorities rushed him to a hospital.

He was described by his classmates as incredibly well liked, funny — “a sarcastic, joking person” — and intelligent.

“It’s just hard for me to see this person — I have him in my yearbook pictures,” Joyeux Times, a junior, said. “We went to the same place, on the same day, expecting to go home with our families.”

An online petition to rename the school’s stadium after Mr. Myre had more than 67,000 signatures on Wednesday.

Justin Shilling, 17

Justin Shilling, 17, was on the Oxford Wildcats boys’ bowling team, according to the school’s website. He had scored a match victory in March, helping lead the team to a 30-0 win.

He died on Wednesday at about 10:45 a.m. at McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Mich., according to the authorities.

Mr. Shilling was also an employee of Anita’s Kitchen, a Mediterranean restaurant in the county. The restaurant said in a Facebook post that he was an “exemplary employee” and “simply a pleasure to be around.”

“We lost one of our family members,” the restaurant said.

Hana St. Juliana, 14


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Hana St. Juliana, 14, was the youngest person killed. She was a freshman who played on the volleyball and basketball teams, officials said.

At the news conference on Wednesday, Ms. McDonald, the prosecutor, said the girl’s parents wanted people to know that their daughter was “one of the happiest and most joyful kids.”

She had played volleyball since middle school and wore the No. 9 jersey on the Oxford team, The Detroit News reported.

The Oxford High School women’s basketball team said on Twitter that since sixth grade, Ms. Juliana had “stayed dedicated to Oxford basketball, soaking in the game.”

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