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CNN: Oregon shooting suspect trained at Fort Jackson

Published: Oct. 2, 2015 at 5:27 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2015 at 5:27 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A report from CNN indicates the man accused of shooting several people and killing at least 9 at a community college in Oregon served briefly at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

CNN says the shooter, Chris Haper Mercer, 26, attended Fort Jackson for about a month before he was discharged. He did not complete basic training.

Mobile users, tap here to see photos from the scene of the Oregon community college shooting.

Mercer, according to investigators, left multiple people dead Thursday at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, OR.

This shooting is the latest in a long line of school shootings. The most recent was in September, a history professor was killed by another faculty member during a shooting at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.

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