10 Dead And More Than 20 Injured At Umpqua Community College Shooting

Credit: Morgue File

Credit: Morgue File

Preliminary information reveals that 10 people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Thursday, said Oregon State Police spokesman Bill Fugate.

The shooter is in custody but it is unsure if the suspect was injured, according to Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice.

First responders find “multiple patients in multiple classrooms” after the shooting, according to officials.

ATF agents were on the scene and canine teams are searching for explosives, fire arms casings and ammunition.

Earlier, authorities told had said they were responding to reports of an active shooter at the campus in Roseburg, Oregon.

Roseburg is a city of about 22,000 people located about 70 miles south of Eugene, Oregon, and some 180 miles south of Portland.

“Police units from multiple jurisdictions have responded,” said the sheriff’s department on social media.

Students and faculty members are being bused to a local fairgrounds site, and relatives are being told to pick their loved ones up there.

Umpqua Community College has about 3,300 full-time students and 16,000 part-time students. It is located just less than 70 miles south of Eugene.

 

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