Gunman Fatally Shoots Up Community College In Oregon Leaving 10 People Killed And 20 Wounded
|Gunman Fatally Shoots Up Community College In Oregon Leaving |
10 People Killed And 20 Wounded
Ten people were killed and 20 were wounded by gunfire in an act of domestic terrorism.
|Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin|
said after receiving an emergency call, officers responded and "engaged the suspect. There was an exchange of gunfire, the [male] shooter was neutralized," he said, adding that the shooter was deceased.
|Umpqua Community College|
He said he did not know what type of weapon was used nor whether the shooter had been a student at the college.
Hanlin said there were "confirmed injuries and confirmed fatalities" but would not say how many were dead.
Gov. Kate Brown said the suspect was "a 20-year-old male." She expressed her "profound dismay and heartbreak."
Oregon State Police Superintendent Richard Evans said state, local and federal authorities were probing the shooting.