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Oregon community college gunman is dead

Posted at 7:15 PM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 22:15:26-04

Multiple casualties are being reported after a shooting at a community college in Oregon. Thirteen people are dead, according to KTLA-TV Channel 5.

Sheriff John Hanlin with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department said during a live press conference that the shooter is dead.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says that the shooter was a 20-year-old man. The shooter is dead. Although there was an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement, it's not clear if he was shot by the police or killed himself.

According to ABC News, the community college is located just 70 miles south of Eugene. It has about 3.300 full-time students and 16,000 part-time students.
Victims of the shooting were found in multiple classrooms, according to CNN.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Department says that they responded to reports of a shooting at the college at approximately 10:30 a.m.

The is a developing story and numbers are likely to change. Check back for updates.