A fatal multiple shooting in Oregon has claimed the lives of 10 people, including the gunman.
The shooter has now been identified as 26-year-old, Chris Harper Mercer, who was targeting Christians in a religious rampage, according to witnesses at the scene.
It happened at Umpqua Community College at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET) on Thursday, October 1st.
Oregon State Police have now confirmed that there are at least 10 people who were fatally shot in the incident in the town of Roseburg, which sits on the outskirts of Portland.
U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the nation about gun laws and also told Americans that the students at the community college and the town of Roseburg need their support in dealing with this crisis.
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