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*The suspect who authorities say opened fire at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Thursday is dead, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told reporters.

The unnamed shooter was a 20-year-old male, according to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown. Investigators are examining social media postings they believe were made by the suspect in which he stated his intentions, a source told MSNBC.

“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.

He said that two patients died while being transported to a hospital.

Mercy Medical Center posted on Twitter that it had received nine patients, with three more on the way. Three victims with – 18 to 34 gunshot wounds among them, collectively – arrived at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, about 70 miles north of the shooting scene, reports MSNBC.

The shooting appears to have started in Snyder Hall before the gunman moved to the Science Building, a source told CNN. Those killed and wounded were found in at least two classrooms.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Building Community Trust roundtable meeting on February 5, 2015 in Oakland, California.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Building Community Trust roundtable meeting on February 5, 2015 in Oakland, California.

President Obama has been briefed on the shooting and is scheduled to deliver a statement at 6:20 EST.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder sounded off about the incident on Twitter:

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