13 Dead After Shooting At Oregon Community College; Shooter Is Dead

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Thirteen people have died and at least 20 are wounded after a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, according to MSNBC, citing the state's attorney general. The shooter, a male, is dead following an exchange of gunfire with police, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told media near the campus. He did not confirm the number of dead. An earlier report had said the shooter is in custody. A local fire department official had previously told MSNBC the shooter is "down" and characterized the situation as "chaotic." CNN said the dead and wounded were found in at least two classrooms. State police Lt. Bill Fugate told KATU-TV that in addition to the dead, which he put at seven to 10, at least 20 people were injured. Two patients died while being transported to a hospital, Douglas County Fire Marshal Ray Shoufler told CNN. Umpqua Community College, a school of about 3,000, is located in Roseburg, a rural town about 70 miles south of Eugene. Local hospital Mercy Medical Center tweeted that it has received nine patients and another three are en route. A Eugene hospital said it was expecting three patients, according to MSNBC. State police and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown are expected to hold a news conference shortly.

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