Calif. Gunman: 'Get in Line, I'm Going to Kill You All'

One L. Goh, 43, identified as suspected shooter at Oikos University
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 3, 2012 7:26 AM CDT
Updated Apr 3, 2012 7:59 AM CDT
Marilyn Daniels, center, an employee at Oikos University, is comforted near the school in Oakland, Calif., following a shooting on Monday, April 2, 2012.   (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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(Newser) – The suspected shooter accused of killing seven people on a Christian college campus in Oakland, one of the worst mass killings in California's history, has been identified as 43-year-old One L. Goh, a naturalized citizen from Korea, the Los Angeles Times reports. Goh was upset after having been dismissed from Oikos University, the police chief tells CNN. He reportedly walked into a classroom and told students, "Get in line and I'm going to kill you all" before lining them up and shooting them. "This was a calculated, cold-blooded execution in the classroom," the police chief says.

Goh had recently lost his mother, who died in Seoul, and his brother, a US Army sergeant who was killed in a car crash during special forces training, the San Francisco Chronicle adds. He was also in debt and had judgments and liens against him for back rent and back taxes, and he was once evicted in Virginia, where he used to live. He surrendered to police a few hours after the shooting at a nearby supermarket, where he had driven in one of the victim's cars, the AP reports. Goh reportedly admitted the shootings to both a security guard at the store as well as his father, via phone. Three other people received non-life-threatening injuries during the rampage and are in stable condition; at least one has already been released.

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