A mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon today has left at least 13 people dead and 20 injured.


According to reports, the 911 calls after the shooting began around 10:30 pacific time and the gunman went down after 11 minutes.

The Douglas County Sheriff, John Hanlin, said he shot at police near some classrooms and has not yet been identified, but,  Gov. Kate Brown did say the shooter was a 20-year-old man and is now deceased.

One student Kortney Moore, an 18-year-old student, told the Oregon News Review that she saw her teacher shot in the head after the gunman burst into her writing classroom. He then told students to state their religion and started firing at random, she said.

Students say they were locked down in the library. Once the active threat was over, they were bussed off campus to the Douglas County fairgrounds, where counselors are waiting to talk to students, families and staff.

President Obama has been briefed and is receiving updates from Homeland Security . The FBI and ATF have sent agents across the state to investigate.

This is the 45th shooting at a school in 2015 and the 142nd shooting since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.


SOURCES, CBS, ThinkProgress, Oregon News

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