Viewers can watch live online coverage of the Oregon community college shooting, with live streaming video of a scene where as many as 20 people have been killed on the campus of Umpqua Community College.
The shooting took place on Thursday morning, with details still emerging. The college sent reports on Thursday morning about an active shooter on campus, and media reports claim that deaths range anywhere from 10 to 20, with the total still rising.
Police had confirmed that 10 were killed, but different media outlets put the number at 12. The Russian news site RT.com initially reported that 20 were killed, but later amended the report to put the figure at 10 killed and 20 wounded.
At just after 2:30 p.m. ET, outlets reported that Oregon police had a suspect in custody, but no further details were available.
The shooting suspect may have posted a warning about the attack early on Thursday on the image-sharing site 4chan. The post warned people living in the Northwest not to go to school on Thursday.
Police said they are investigating the posting and have not yet confirmed if it came from the alleged shooter.
The Oregon community college shooting led to a chaotic scene, with authorities trying to check bags of students trying to leave the campus.
Some student also shared their own terrifying accounts of the Oregon college shooting.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office noted that the shooting drew a large response.
“At about 10:38 AM, the 911 center received a report of a shooting at Umpqua Community College. Police units from multiple juristictions have responded.
Students and faculty members are being bused to the Douglas County Fairgrounds and can be picked up there.
We have no further information at this time.”
Police said the shooting appeared to take place in more than one location on the campus. The first shooting reportedly took place inside one building, before the shooter moved to a science building where more people were shot.
“We arrived to find multiple patients in multiple classrooms. Law enforcement was on scene and had the shooter neutralized,” Douglas County Fire Marshal Ray Shoufler told CNN.
Local hospitals were reportedly overwhelmed, with nine victims arriving a Mercy Medical Center and three more on the way. PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, located in Springfield about 70 miles north of the shooting site, had even taken in three victims with two more reportedly on the way.
Umpqua Community College as close to 20,000 students in total, and is located in the western part of the state, south of Eugene. The college is known for its non-traditional approach, as the average of students was 38 during the 2013-2014 school year.
Those who want to watch live coverage of the Oregon college shooting can view the live streaming coverage below from Fox News.
Coverage of the Umpqua Community College shooting dominated the airwaves on Thursday, with every major American news station devoting live coverage, and international outlets like RT and Al Jazeera also following the story.
Many more people turned online to watch coverage of the Oregon Community College shooting, with more than 7,000 people streaming the KOIN coverage of the shooting on Thursday afternoon.
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