OAKLAND, Calif. — At least one person is dead and several have been wounded after a gunman walked into a classroom at a small independent university located near the Oakland airport and opened fire.

    The shooting took place at Oikos University, located at 7850 Edgewater -- in an area of warehouses near the Oakland International Airport.

    The Oakland Fire Department said it received the first call of the shooting around 10:50 a.m.

    Authorities said two people had been shot in the head and at least six people were wounded. Several victims have been loaded into ambulances and a deceased victim was covered by a tarp on the sidewalk.

    Police said the gunman remained at large. He is described as male, Asian, heavy build and wearing khaki clothing. Anyone seeing someone fitting this description is asked to call 911 or 510-777-3321.

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