Roseburg, Ore. – -(Ammoland.com)- A shooting has been confirmed at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore.
More than 20 people are injured after a shooting at a community college in Oregon Thursday morning, officials told the Daily News.
Preliminary information indicates 10 people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Thursday morning, Oregon State Police spokesman Bill Fugate told CNN.
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The shooter was reported as “down,” with no further details immediately available, said Douglass County commissioner Chris Boice.
One female was shot in the chest on the Roseburg campus, and 20 people were reported as “injured,” he said.
Umpqua Community College is a posted Gun Free Zone but allows concealed carry under Oregon law. The college security page states the following:
“Possession, use, or threatened use of firearms (including but not limited to BB guns, air guns, water pistols, and paint guns) ammunition, explosives, dangerous chemicals, or any other objects as weapons on college property, except as expressly authorized by law or college regulations, is prohibited.
Possession of knives with a blade longer than 4” is prohibited.
Brandishing weapons is prohibited.
Misuse of personal defensive weapons – e.g., pepper spray, etc. is prohibited. The owner is responsible and accountable for any misuse of these devices.”
The college is located on the North Umpqua River and serves Roseburg and the greater Douglas County area. The college was established in 1964 and educates close to 20,000 full and part-time students
This story is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.