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10 Killed By Active Shooter at Oregon's Umpqua Community College

On Thursday morning, at Oregon's Umpqua Community College, an active shooter killed 10 people and injured more than 20 others after opening fire on the picturesque campus. Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice said the shooter was killed. In addition, President Obama has been briefed on the situation. The night before the attack, the shooter thought to be in his late 20s, may have had an online conversation about his plans. Investigators are now poring through his social media postings.

Douglas County Fire Marshal Ray Shoufler shared "We arrived to find multiple patients in multiple classrooms. Law enforcement was on scene and had the shooter neutralized." Of Umpqua's around 13,600 students, the average age is 38 with around 10,000 enrolled in "community education." The town of Roseburg is a city of about 22,000 people located around 180 miles south of Portland.

One of the major industries is logging. Rick Francona, a CNN military analyst who lives nearby, said "This is so out of character for this whole area." Three victims arrived at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, about 70 miles north of the shooting scene, with two more on the way. Mercy Medical Center posted on Twitter that it received nine patients with three more on the way. On the scene are ATF agents and canine teams searching for explosives, firearms casings and ammunition.

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