Up to 15 dead–
Several more injured…
A shooter who opened fire at at Umpqua Community College Thursday in southern Oregon injured as many as 20 people before he was downed, a Douglas County official said.
KATU-TV reports that Oregon State Police say there were multiple fatalities, but that could not be immediately confirmed.
County commissioner Chris Boice told KGW-TV that 15 to 20 people were injured in the melee, including one woman shot in the chest.
Shooter is down…
— Tim Gordon (@TimGordonKGW) October 1, 2015
— Amy Frazier (@amyfKOIN) October 1, 2015
Police at Umpqua College are checking students.
The scene of an active shooting at Umpqua Community College, Oct. 1, 2015 (COURTESY NRTODAY.COM)
11:39 AM: Students are still locked in the cafeteria. They are unsure to come out.
UPDATE: The suspect has “been detained” and is no longer a threat.
More… Roseburg is a city of about 22,000 people located about 70 miles south of Eugene, Oregon, and some 180 miles south of Portland. The college is located on the North Umpqua River and serves Roseburg and the greater Douglas County area.
UPDATE: 15 Dead according to Douglas County Board Assistant.
BREAKING: Douglas County Board Assistant says preliminary reports indicate at least 15 people dead after Oregon community college shooting
— Julie Banderas (@JulieBanderas) October 1, 2015