Portland mall shooting

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Ex-Roommate: Shooter Planned to Move to Hawaii

Might have been upset when plans fell through

(Newser) - It's not much, but the Oregonian has tracked down an acquaintance of mall shooter Jacob Tyler Roberts who provides an inkling of what was happening in the 22-year-old's mind: The acquaintance, who lived with Roberts for a few months earlier in the year, said Roberts had recently sold... More »

Police ID Oregon Mall Shooter

But don't know motive of Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22

(Newser) - Police have identified the gunman in yesterday's mall shooting near Portland, Oregon, as 22-year-old Jacob Tyler Roberts, reports the AP . They say they still don't know what prompted Roberts to don a mask and open fire with a semiautomatic rifle but say he acted alone. He had no... More »

Oregon Mall Shooting Gunman Wore Hockey Mask

Witnesses describe chaotic scene

(Newser) - Hundreds of people ran or took cover during chaotic scenes as a gunman opened fire in an Oregon mall yesterday, killing 2 people before apparently taking his own life. "I heard two shots and got out of the chair. I thought a red suit was a pretty good target,... More »

Gunman Kills 2 in Oregon Mall

Cops: Portland suspect shot himself

(Newser) - A man wielding an AR-15 rifle opened fire at a Portland-area mall tonight, and police say three people are dead, including the gunman, reports the AP . Police say the gunman, who has not been identified, killed himself. The man was wearing camouflage and a mask, and according to the Oregonian... More »

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