On this date, October 1, 2015, a gunman killed nine people at Umpqua community college in Roseburg, Oregon. I will post information from Wikipedia about he shooting and the killer.
Chris Harper Mercer has been identified as the gunman in the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg, Oregon. He wrote in the caption of this photo, “Me, holding a rifle. It was supposed to be all the way in the picture, but it didn’t work out. Only the barrel shows.” (MySpace)
The Umpqua Community College shooting occurred on October 1, 2015, at the UCC campus near Roseburg, Oregon, United States. Chris Harper-Mercer, a 26-year-old enrolled at the school, fatally shot an assistant professor and eight students in a classroom. Seven to nine others were injured. Roseburg police detectives responding to the incident engaged Harper-Mercer in a brief shootout. After being wounded, he killed himself by shooting himself in the head. The mass shooting was the deadliest in Oregon's modern history.