BREAKING: Oregon School Shooting – 13 Dead, Multiple Injured

Jessica Vazquez, left, hugs her aunt, Leticia Acaraz, as they await word on Acaraz's daughter after a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)

Jessica Vazquez, left, hugs her aunt, Leticia Acaraz, as they await word on Acaraz’s daughter after a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)

BREAKING: Oregon School Shooting – 13 Dead, Multiple Injured

Another mass shooting in the United States has occurred in a town approximately 70 miles south of Eugene, Oregon.

According to officials, a gunman opened fire at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg just before 10:40 AM Thursday morning. Nine agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were rushed in, arriving on the scene at around 11:29 AM, with the shooting suspect downed by law enforcement at around 11:38 AM local time. Wounded were transported to both Eugene and Riverbend hospitals. So far 16 have been reported dead, with four critically injured out of a total 20 identified as wounded by the gunshots. It is not known at the time whether or not the number of fatalities reported also includes the suspect. While the identity of the suspect reported dead has not yet been released, witnesses claim that it was a male, approximately 20 years of age. Prior to the event, witnesses claim that had asked victims about their personal religious beliefs prior to opening fire.

President Obama released this statement. Watch:

This makes the 45th school shooting to occur in the United States this year.

We will continue to provide updates as more details about this tragedy emerge.

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  1. Japhy Ryder Japhy Ryder says:

    Have any links to anti-psychotics been established? More often than not this tends to be the case. Yes, ‘DRUGS’ really do kill !!!!!

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