So sad. At least 9 people were allegedly killed and 7 others seriously injured in a horrific shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1. The story is still developing, but you can watch all the ongoing news coverage here with a live stream video.
A mass shooting occurred at Umpqua Community College in Oregon on Oct. 1, allegedly leaving at least 9 dead and at least 7 injured, multiple reports claim. The shooting allegedly occurred in both Snyder Hall, as well as the science building. To find out everything you need to know, watch the live stream video of all the news coverage here.
Right now, the suspected shooter is said to have been killed during a confrontation with police, CNN claims. To watch a live stream of the news coverage, click here.
“At about 10:38 am today, the 911 center received a report of a shooting at Umpqua Community College. Police units from multiple jurisdictions have responded. We have no further details at this time. There are no threats at this time,” Mary Ann Johnston, Records Clerk For The Douglas County Sheriffs Office, told HollywoodLife.com.
When police arrived on the scene, the suspected shooter — who authorities identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer — was allegedly shot and killed, but unfortunately, the damage was already done. Those injured were helicoptered to local hospitals in the area.
Monique Danziger, a public information officer at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center in RiverBend, Springfield, Oregon tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY, “We are currently set up for six patients. We currently have one male and two females, one of whom is 18-years-old. We are prepared to accept more. We are located about an hour away from the college. The patients have been helicoptered in.”
A press conference is scheduled for later today, when officials will update the public on this heartbreaking situation. This story is developing, so we’ll continue to update you as more information becomes available. Our thoughts go out to all the victims, as well as their friends and family during this difficult time.
— Chris Rogers