Gunman ranted about not having girlfriend

She survived, and she and her family credit one of the victims for that. “I’m the sane one”, the official said. It’s not like he was mean. “You have to ask the question, how did he compile such an arsenal?”


Anastasia Boylan was shot during the attack.

Ian Mercer also told CNN his heart goes out to the grieving families.

She said: “If you know your son has mental health issues, do you encourage a fascination with guns?”

Smith said Matthew was handed an envelope, with what appeared to be a thumb-size computer hard drive inside. I am sorry you are hurt’. John Locher/AP A boy prays at a makeshift memorial near Snyder Hall, the building on the Umpqua Community College campus where nine people were murdered.

“I know nothing I can say can change what happened”. “I didn’t know what to think, what to do. He will always be the Scroggins’ hero, from this point forward”. Mathew Downing and Lacey Scroggins are surviv… They said Saturday that Harper-Mercer killed himself after officers arrived at the scene.

Sitting in the congregation alongside Lacey Scroggins was 18-year-old Mathew Downing, who also survived Thursday’s shootings. She had split with Mercer and taken their son when he was a baby.

Reina Webb, 19, said Mercer’s mother was friendly and often chatted with neighbors, but her son kept to himself. “She is getting back up”. The band was collecting donations for for families of the victims of the Umpqua Community College sh… Her ultimate goal is to be a surgeon. “For Roseburg, this was 9/11”, Pastor Craig Schlesinger told his congregants, referring to the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. Many attendees raised their hands, wiped away tears and embraced, Reuters said.

The gunman who killed nine people at a college in Oregon complained about not having a girlfriend in a manifesto he penned before the murders. Lacey Scroggins is a survivor of the fatal shooting at Umpqua… A warning – a few listeners might find parts of the story disturbing.

“There’s been a lot of emotion”, he said. Police agreed. Victims’ advocates agreed.

“You’re the lucky one”. “I go to the college, so wanted to help the students”.

Meanwhile, Roseburg is standing together and trying to move on. Their heads are down. “And the person then began to beg for their life, and while they were begging, he shot him”. That’s when Anspach started rolling toward her.

“He saved my girl”.

“He believed she was dead”.

Randy Scroggins said he’s been asked whether he can forgive Harper-Mercer. For Pastor Scroggins, the day of the shooting ended with a reunion with his daughter outside the college. And Pastor Scroggins concluded his sermon with a word of reassurance for the shaken community. But at times, he’s overwhelmed, like when he describes the simple act of taking her to school Thursday morning.

“But anything about what was going on in his life, he really didn’t say too much at all”.

“Then all of a sudden it dawned on her: this is real”.

“She was my best friend and my sister”, Maria Alcaraz wrote.

(AP Photo/John Locher). People walk on a path at Umpqua Community College, Monday, October 5, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. The UCC campus reopens today.


Classes and other events remain canceled until Monday, October 12.

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