What We Know Today About Shooting at Umpqua Community College

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on October 3, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A press conference this afternoon in Roseburg revealed some new details. An autopsy reveals the gunman, 26-year-old Christopher Harper-Mercer, took his own life after killing nine others. A family spokesperson issued this statement ” “We are shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific events that unfolded on Thursday, October 1. Our thoughts, our hearts and our prayers …

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Alleged Portland Murderer Found in California

Posted by mworkhoven on October 3, 2015

A man accused of shooting another man to death in Southeast Portland last month has been found in California. 30-year-old Ricky Dean Seaman allegedly shot 25-year-old Tyler Jeffrey Woods on September 25th at Southeast 132nd Avenue and Bush Street. Police say he then fled to Sacramento California, where he was arrested by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. Seaman will eventually …

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Portland City Employee Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Posted by mworkhoven on October 3, 2015

Portland, OR – An employee of the city of Portland has been arrested on charges of having child pornography and the online sexual corruption of a child. Portland Police say 41-year-old Zachary Thomas Rouse was the tennis director for the Portland Parks & Recreation Department. Police say there may be child abuse victims out there, and ask anyone with information …

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Three Dead in Weekend Shootings

Posted by mworkhoven on October 3, 2015

Aloha, OR – A woman is dead after being shot by deputies. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies went to an apartment building on Southwest Shaw in Aloha Friday evening on a report of a disturbance. They found 55-year-old Phyllis Ilene Jepsen of Aloha armed with a knife, and she ended up getting shot. She was taken to OHSU, where she later …

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Gunman Kills Nine, Wounds Nine at Umpqua Community College

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 2, 2015

Associated Press contributed to this story

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College on Thursday morning, taking the lives of nine people, wounding nine others and changing thousands of lives forever in the worst mass shooting in Oregon history.

Classes were in just the fourth day and have been cancelled for all of next week.

Authorities on Friday identified …

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