"We're getting a lot of calls," said the receptionist at Oikos University on Monday, the day before the anniversary of the horror. "But we would like to stay peaceful and quiet."
On April 2, 2012, for reasons that might never be clear, a gunman shot 10 people, killing seven of them in and around the school. Police arrested One Goh, a Korean national, and said he quickly confessed to the crime.
Goh has pleaded not guilty, and was found incompetent to stand trial. A judge ordered him to be treated at Napa State Hospital with the goal of restoring him to sanity so he can stand trial, CBSlocal.com reported.
Before that day, few people in Oakland — let alone the rest of the world — knew about Oikos, a Bible, nursing and music school whose student body has a high quotient of immigrants. Now it finds itself famous for events beyond its control.
The school held its own service for the victims the week after the massacre, recorded in this video: