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Sheriff: 'Heartbreaking tragedy’ in Oregon

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  • Police name Jacob Tyler Roberts, age 22, as the shooter
  • They also reveal identities of those killed in mall rampage

Talking to reporters Wednesday, Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said 22-year-old Jacob Tyler Roberts was wearing a hockey-style face mask and using a stolen gun when he opened fire in an Oregon shopping mall near Portland.

The gunman drove to Clackamas Town Center and entered the crowded mall through a rear entrance at Macy's, the sheriff said.

"We believe he was carrying several fully loaded magazines," Roberts said. "This was a heartbreaking tragedy by any standard."

READ MORE: 'Freaking out. Bad.' Oregon shooting, as it happened

Authorities also identified the shooting's victims and displayed a timeline of what happened.

 

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