Jacob Tyler Roberts

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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 »

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