Oregon Shooting: Umpqua Gunman Chris Harper Mercer — What We Know

October 2, 2015 11:39 AM

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Oregon Shooting: Umpqua Gunman Chris Harper Mercer — What We Know

Former acquaintances and social-media postings paint a picture of 26-year-old Christopher Harper Mercer — who was killed in a firefight with police at Umpqua Community College — as a withdrawn young man who spent a lot of time on the Internet.

Public records show that one person of that name was born in Los Angeles County in 1989. Police declined to confirm the shooter's identity late Thursday, in an attempt to not "glorify" the actions of the gunman behind a rampage that left 10 dead and seven others wounded.

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