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At Least 2 Dead, Several Wounded In Shooting At Oregon College

Updated at 3:05 p.m. ET

An active shooter has been reported at a community college in western Oregon. At least two people are dead and nine others wounded, according to a county fire marshal.

Douglas County Fire Marshal Ray Shoufler tells CNN that 11 people were transported to hospitals and that two people were killed in the shooting at Umpqua Community College. Oregon State Police Lt. Bill Fugate is quoted by KATU-TV in Portland as saying 7 are dead and 20 hurt.


Earlier, quotes Sgt. Dwes Hutson, a Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman, as saying "officers responded around 10:40 a.m. (PT) to reports of a shooting at the Umpqua Community College. Huston could not confirm if anyone was injured."

The Oregonian reports that officers responded to reports of an "active shooter" on campus at about 10:40 a.m. PT and said that police scanner traffic indicates the shooter is "down."

Rob Manning of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports, "We are hearing there are multiple casualties being transported away from the [college] with unconfirmed reports of fatalities."

Umpqua Community College is a major institution in that part of the state, Manning says.

The Associated Press reports that the college, located in Roseburg, where the shooting took place, has about 3,000 students. The school's website was down Thursday, and a phone message wasn't immediately returned.


"There is a situation going on out there but we don't have any more information at this time," Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dwes Hutson is quoted by KRON as saying.

This is a breaking news story. We'll update this post with developments.

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